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York College

The role of the Property Maintenance Operative is to ensure the condition and quality of the building is maintained to a high level. You will develop knowledge and skills in basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing and decorating. You will be able to carry out repairs to the fabric of the building, maintain the drainage, plumbing systems and electrical installations (to legal requirements) whilst ensuring high levels of customer service.

Qualifications and End-Point Assessment Information

Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship programme, each apprentice will need to submit:-

  • A portfolio of evidence will be completed throughout the length of the course.
  • A knowledge assessment will be taken at the end of the programme using multi-choice or short written questions.
  • Short research assignment.
  • End practical synoptic task.

Method(s) of delivery

Practical and theory sessions, primarily delivered in the workplace, but some college based delivery. If Functional Skills are required, these will be delivered at the College.

Are there any entry criteria?

Set by employers, however Functional Skills at Level 1 must be achieved to progress.


12 month minimum

What next?

Technical Specialist, Supervisory and Management roles e.g. Facilities Management.

Our success rates

81% overall success rate for our Apprenticeship provision, 12% higher than national average

79% overall success rate for our Intermediate Apprenticeship provision, 10% higher than national average

74% overall success rate for our Construction Building Apprenticeship provision, 9.5% higher than national average

York College, graded Outstanding by OFSTED, is ideally placed to support both Apprentices and businesses to successfully engage with and benefit from Apprenticeships.

To find out more about how to become and Apprentice or how to recruit an Apprentice into your business please contact York Business Development Unit:- Tel: 01904 770368 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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