Construction

Introduction

Course Title: Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative
Course Code: HR062

Department: Construction
Course Type: Apprenticeship



As a Property Maintenance Operative your main responsibility is to improve the condition and quality of a property to make sure the building is kept in a safe working condition. This is a varied role where you will have the opportunity to learn about lots of different aspects of building and construction. Jobs may include: repairing or renewing wood products, plumbing, wall and floor tiling, decorating, bricklaying and plastering, depending on the type of work your employer carries out.

Overview

Course Content

Some of the knowledge, skills and behaviour aspects you will cover will include:
Understand and demonstrate the importance of Health and Safety in the workplace
Understand and demonstrate the importance of working safely at height
Carry out repairs to the fabric of a building, for example repairs to walls, doors, doorframes, skirting boards or plaster damage to internal walls
Understand and maintain plumbing and drainage systems, for example repairs to WC systems, leaking taps or water testing and unblocking drains
Understand and maintain electrical distribution, safe repair of electrical installation to legal requirements, for example replacing damaged sockets, plugs, lighting and fuses.
Demonstrate and implement energy, environment and sustainable practices
Understand and maintain grounds and external fabrication of a building, such as drainage and guttering
Demonstrate and understand the importance of the control of resources and stock
Understand and demonstrate the principles of Planned Preventative Maintenance
Understand how to prepare for refurbishment or deep clean of equipment and surfaces
Understand the importance of customer service
Record and report information accurately either internally or externally

Next Steps

The successful apprentice will have the opportunity to progress on to a higher level apprenticeship standard.

Career Opportunities

Completion of this apprenticeship programme will enable progression into roles such as a Technical Specialist e.g. Electrical or Plumbing and Supervisory and Management roles e.g. Facilities Management, across a wide range of sectors.