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Property and Estates Maintenance Apprentice

Estates & Facilities

Location:  Newport, Shropshire TF10 8NB
Salary:  £12,989 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Wednesday 07 June 2023
Reference:  AA-2023

Harper Adams are offering an apprenticeship opportunity to play a key role in maintaining properties and facilities across the University estate. The main duties will involve a wide range of repair and maintenance from plumbing, carpentry, tiling, painting and plastering as well as any other duties to ensure excellent facilities are maintained. 

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Use carpentry and joinery skills to complete minor repairs or refurbishment to fixtures within and around properties, such as doors, windows, frames, worktops, ensuring associated fixtures and fittings are selected, installed or repaired, and working correctly
  • Carry out minor plastering repairs using appropriate materials and surface finishing techniques
  • Carry out remedial painting and decorating works to a range of surfaces, ensuring the appropriate and safe use of compounds, materials, tools and access equipment
  • Carry out minor tiling and flooring activities or repairs using a variety of materials, tools, adhesives and sealants
  • Carry out planned, responsive or temporary repairs to buildings and their immediate surroundings to make buildings safe and secure for their occupants or clients
  • Support the planning, preparation and delivery of property maintenance tasks in accordance with building safety regulations and legislation
  • Create a safe working environment by implementing the necessary control measures, through the identification, mitigation and reporting of risks and hazards, and in line with health and safety legislation, policies and procedures

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Property Maintenance Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Mentor support within the work place
  • Day release at Telford College
  • Assessor support throughout apprenticeship with site visits

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full time role within the Estates and Maintenance team

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C / 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C / 4) Desired

Things to consider

At times you may need to travel between campuses. Driving or learning to drive would be an advantage.

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