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Apprenticeship Standard Poperty Services- Property Maintenance Operative (Level 2)

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Apprenticeship Standard Property Services- Property Maintenance Operative - Level 2  Stephenson College - Coalvillealternate textAvailable for applications

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Free Courses

16-18 Students (Age at 31st August)

  • All Full Time Courses

19-23 Students (Age at 31st August)

  • Students studying their first level 2 course
  • Students studying their first level 3 course (Some level 3 courses are not included, so please check with Student Services)
  • Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 or 2 course (see list of benefits below)

24+ Students (Age at 31st August)

  • Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 course (see list of benefits below)
  • Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 2 course (see list of benefits below)

Apprenticeships

  • Apprenticeships are free of charge for the learner (you are actually paid a salary!)
  • There is no upper age restriction to enrol onto an Apprenticeship programme, so long as you are 16+ years old.
  • Working hours are usually between 30-40 hours per week which includes your release to College.
  • There may be a fee for the employer willing to support you, but this depends on a few factors.

Please contact 01530 519 001 or apprenticeships@stephensoncoll.ac.uk if you have any further questions regarding an Apprenticeship programme.

List of benefits

  • Jobseeker's Allowance
  • ESA (WRAG) (Work Related Activity Group)
  • Universal Credit (Must be unemployed and required to undertake skills training)
  • Wider Benefits – see list below

Wider benefits that are acceptable

In all cases the learner must:

  • Be unemployed (i.e. not in any paid employment)
  • Want to enter employment but need skills training to do so
  • Sign the waiver agreement confirming the above
  • Show current proof of the benefit

Attendance Allowance

Bereavement Allowance

Child Benefit

Child Tax Credit

Child's Special Allowance

Council Tax Benefit, administered by local authorities

Disability Living Allowance [Being replaced by Personal Independent Payments] (If paid to learner)

Graduated retirement benefit

Guardian's Allowance

Housing Benefit, administered by local authorities

Income Support

Pensions payable under the Industrial Death Benefit scheme

Reduced Earnings Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above

Retirement Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above

War Widow's pension

Widow’s pension

Widowed Parent's Allowance

Working Tax Credit. (If paid to spouse, not the learner)



Reference: Funding Rules Version 2020-21




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Course Overview
Apprenticeships are nationally designed training programmes free for anybody aged 16 years and who have left education or are already in employment. They offer the opportunity to start a career through a combination of learning and work experience. Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn are critical, although full initial assessments and diagnostics are undertaken.

What Qualifications Or Experience Do I Need?
All candidates that apply for an apprenticeship programme are required to sit a literacy and numeracy assessment. These assessments determine your suitability for the programme. Previous qualifications, experience and attitude are all factors that also contribute towards gaining an apprenticeship. You will also discuss your current IT skills and qualifications with the assessor.

How Long Is The Course?
24 months

What Will I Learn?
Health & Safety, Legislation, Guidelines and Codes of Practice, Security and Understanding Professional Conduct in the Workplace, Maintain Displays of Marketing Materials for Properties, Organise Market Appraisals of Properties, Organise and Progress Viewings of Properties, Hand-over New Properties to Buyers, Deal with Incoming Telephone Calls, Make Telephone Calls to Customers.

Employer Rights & Responsibilities: It is important that, as an apprentice, you are aware of the following issues regarding your employment (these will all be covered in a unit in the first six months of being an apprentice): Employment law and other legislation, Contract of Employment, sources of information on employment issues, industry knowledge, possible career paths, representative bodies, sources of information on chosen industry, codes of practices, public concern. Personal Learning and Thinking Skills will be integrated into the course. Functional Skills: All apprentices are now required to achieve qualifications in Functional Skills (instead of Key Skills). For this apprenticeship, you will need to complete Functional Skills in Mathematics , English and ICT at Level 1. Assessments will be done by external set examinations and opportunities to take these will be available at regular intervals throughout your apprenticeship.


How Will I Learn?
Your Trainer/Assessor will visit you on a regular basis (every 4-6 weeks) in your workplace to help you complete your Apprenticeship programme. You will be expected to keep a portfolio of suitable work-based evidence you collect throughout your training. An Individual Learning Plan will guide you through the units with support and feedback from your trainer. Action plans will also be drawn up to advise you on what type of evidence to collect. Your Trainer/Assessor will be available throughout the week via email or phone to advise as necessary. You will be encouraged to submit evidence via email to your Trainer/Assessor.

How Will I Be Assessed?
There is an End Point Assessment which will need to be completed in order to acheive your apprenticeship qualification.

Where Could This Course Lead To?
Level 3 Property courses if available.

Attendance Mode
Work Based

Course Type
Apprenticeships

Subject Area
PS