Faculty of Construction
The Property Maintenance standard is a Level 2 qualification, it is delivered in house in our specialist facilities and in the workplace by highly qualified vocational staff. The qualification is a mix of practical hands on work, interactive theory classroom activities and on site evidence. Learners will study various practical maintenance techniques towards Plumbing, Electrical, Painting, Tiling and Carpentry and be taught health and safety, sustainability and customer service amongst other things.
You will normally have English and Maths at Grade 2/E or above or be capable of achieving at least Level 1 Functional Skills in both, our specialist tutors will work with you to achieve this.
Alongside the work that you do in college you will be assessed in the workplace and build up an NVQ portfolio which supports work towards your technical certificate. Learners also complete their English and Maths if required and use Moodle our online learning platform and IT.
Once you are assessed as being competent you will be put forward for the externally assessed end tests which consist of a knowledge and practical assessment and an interview.
Successful completion will mean you have an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Property Maintenance. Progression from this course could be onto the level 3 programme.
Employment opportunities are wide and varied and may include Maintenance Assistant, Property Engineer, Facilities Assistant, Caretaker, Janitor.
Entry Level Programme: Skills for Life & Work
No formal qualifications are required for this course, although evidence of personal progression from previous education establishments would be beneficial.
These courses are specifically designed for learners with a special educational need (SEND).
Entry Level Programme: Skills & Employability
English & maths GCSE Grades G-U / 1 or English & maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3
GCSE Re-sit Study Programme
You will receive an offer of a place on the course subject to passing an English & maths assessment.
Vocational Level 1 Programme
English & maths GCSE Grades E-G/1- 2 or English & maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3.
Vocational Level 2 Programme
Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 including maths and English or a vocational qualification Level 1, plus GCSE grade D/3 in both maths and English. English & maths Functional Skills Level 1 will be accepted as an alternative to GCSEs.
Vocational Level 3 Programme
Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A-C/4-9 (including maths and English) or a vocational qualification Level 2, plus GCSE grade C/4 in both maths and English
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You can apply for Apprenticeship vacancies or register your interest in an Apprenticeship sector as follows -
To register your interest - https://www.oldham.ac.uk/apprenticeships-traineeships/apprenticeships/
To apply for a vacancy - https://www.oldham.ac.uk/apprenticeships-traineeships/apprenticeship-vacancies/
If you are aged between 16 and 18 when you start your course and are taking a course leading to a qualification, the tuition and exam fees are free. However, there may be some additional costs for optional trips, recommended text books and professional start up kits. We have a bursary scheme to assist with these costs.
If you are aged between 16 and 18 when you start your course and are taking a course leading to a qualification, the tuition and exam fees are free. However, there may be some additional costs for optional trips, recommended text books and professional start up kits.Please note that fees may be charged to students ages 19 and over on certain courses. For more information about course fees and whether you may be eligible for fee remission please ring 0161 785 4039 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
It is important that you come along and speak to one of our staff about your choice/s.
Once we receive your application, you will be invited in to speak to a tutor or a member of the Apprenticeship team to discuss your application.
This will provide you with the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the course/Apprenticeship and to see our facilities.
Title: Property Maintenance
Attendance Options: Apprenticeship
Delivery Method: Face-to-face