Commercial Property Maintenance Operative Apprentice

Eastbourne, East Sussex
£184.00 - £225.00 per week
08 Jul 2021
05 Aug 2021
Sovereign Commercial Installations Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage: £184.00 - £225.00
  • Working week: Monday - Friday (Shifts to be confirmed)
  • Total hours per week: 40.00
  • Expected duration: 18 months
  • Possible start date: 23 Aug 2021
  • Apprenticeship level: Intermediate Level 2 (GCSE)
  • Positions: 1 available

The employer will be interviewing throughout the advertisement period so the apprenticeship may begin before the closing date.

Some of the key tasks will include but are not limited to:

  • Carry out repairs to the fabric of a building, for example repairs to walls, doors, doorframes, skirting boards or plaster damage to internal walls
  • Maintain high levels of water hygiene within a building
  • Understand and maintain grounds and external fabrication of a building, such as fascia’s, fire exits, guttering etc.
  • Understand and demonstrate the safe use of hand tools, for example lasers, screwdrivers, power drills, pliers, crosscut saws, grinders and a variety other tools used in carpentry and construction
  • Drop external fabric and facias replace with: Learn key refurbishment skills such as suspended ceiling installations, partition installations & pharmaceutical refurbishment and maintenance

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The ability to complete a physical job standing up and working for long periods of time
  • The ability to follow and listen to instructions
  • The ability to liaise with customers politely when required

Personal qualities

  • A flexible attitude
  • Hardworking
  • Dedication to the apprenticeship

Desired qualifications

There are no essential qualifications for the role however the successful apprentice will have to undertake an initial assessment in maths and English to ensure that they are at a high enough level to complete the apprenticeship.

Future prospects

Should your apprenticeship go well you may be offered a full-time job at the end of the apprenticeship. Some of our successful apprentices still work for the company 12-years on.

Things to consider

You will be required to attend college one day per week, term time only at the Ore Valley Campus. The Ore Valley Campus is a couple of minutes’ walk away from the train station. There is also a car park should you have your own transport. The rest of the time you will be working with the employer.

We are looking for an apprentice that is based in Eastbourne.

About the employer

Sovereign Commercial Installations Ltd are a commercial refurbishment and construction specialist company. A typical day to day job role would be based refurbishing an office, warehouse, pharmaceutical lab or factory.

Our team of skilled craftsmen include partition and ceiling installers, carpenters and joiners, decorators, electrical and plumbing, glaziers, steel fabricators, carpet and vinyl installers, specialist trades (electrical and plumbing. etc.) You will have the opportunity to learn from several different craftsmen.


Sovereign Commercial Installations Ltd


Commercial House Unit 13

Westham Business Park


BN24 5NP


Training provider


Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

20% of your contracted working hours will be spent on training. This will largely be covered by coming into college one day per week, but you will also undertake training in the workplace. Day release will be from East Sussex College's Ore Valley Campus (just outside of Hastings.) 

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative Level 2 (GCSE)

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