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21 May 2018

Apprenticeship Accommodation Maintenance Apprentice

A-plant – Posted by A-plant Bellshill, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Description

Accommodation Maintenance Apprentice

Brief overview of the role

We are currently recruiting for accommodation maintenance apprentices to join us to embark on a 2 year Apprenticeship Programme.

Closing date
11 June 2018

Apprenticeship summary

Working week

  • 40 hours a week between 7.30-5.30
  • Total hours per week: 40.00


Weekly wage

Expected apprenticeship duration
2 years

Possible start date
03 Sep 2018

Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Vacancy description

The apprentice programme combines ‘block release’ training at Stephensons College, a specialist facility in Leicestershire, with on-the-job training in a Service Centre near your home. You’ll usually attend college in one week blocks every month working towards a property maintenance qualification. During your time at college you’ll recieve travel expenses, accommodation, food and lots of support.

The rest of the year, you’ll be a key member of one of our Service Centre teams learning to:

  • Carry out repairs and reactive maintenance on accommodation units
  • Work safely both in the workshop and on site
  • Maintain plumbing and drainage systems
  • Safely repair electrical items such as plug sockets
  • Carry out painting task
  • Assist work colleagues as and when required


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to carry out instructions
  • Adhere to Health & Safety
  • Good Communication and listening skills
  • Problem-solving skills


Personal qualities

  • Good team player
  • Good communicational skills


Desired qualifications

  • Must have National 4 or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English


Future prospects
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will move into an Accomodation Maintenance role with the opportunity to develop further through additional training opportunities.

Things to consider
You will be required to stay away at Stephenson College in Leicestershire on a block release basis. Stephenson College provide landlady accommodation for all apprentices from Monday – Thursday night during college blocks. You will stay with a local landlady on a dinner bed and breakfast basis. You will always be placed with at least one other apprentice. All of the landlady accommodation has been fully vetted by the college.

All travel expenses, accommodation and food will be covered by the company whilst at college.

Every effort is made to ensure there is continual support to those studying away from home.

Questions for candidates

First question
Why are you interested in an Accomodation Maintenance apprenticeship?

Second question
Why do you think we should select you above all the other applicants who have applied for this apprenticeship?

About the employer


Disability Confident
Employer is not registered as Disability Confident

A-Plant is one of the UK’s leading rental equipment companies. A FTSE 100 company which offers superb training opportunities, a supportive working environment and scope for progression, we’re an employer of choice too. The apprenticeship vacancy is based in our Accommodation Division which specialises in the provision of temporary building systems to the construction, industrial, infrastructure, utilities and events market sectors.

Scotland – Accommodation (625)

Reema Road Industrial Estate
Reema Road

 Training to be provided
As part of this apprenticeship, you will be working towards a Level 2 Property Maintenance qualification over a 2 year programme.

Apprenticeship standard
Property maintenance operative

Training provider



How to Apply

Please send cover letter and CV to

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Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Apprenticeship.

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