Estates Maintenance Technician Apprentice (Full time, 37 hours per week) / Up to £12,000 p.a.

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Estates Maintenance Technician Apprentice (Full time, 37 hours per week) / Up to £12,000 p.a.

Delt Shared Services is searching for a driven, enthusiastic, and reliable apprentice to join its highly experienced and productive Estates Maintenance Team based in Plymouth.

Working in a variety of Special Educational Needs settings this exciting opportunity will include working alongside a skilled maintenance workforce learning and developing a variety of practical property maintenance skills including carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical and grounds maintenance. Additional responsibilities will include gaining experience and knowledge to competently carry out a variety of building compliance checks incorporating emergency light and fire alarm testing, legionella monitoring, fire door inspections and fire extinguisher checks to ensure are client’s estate remains safe and fit for purpose. A basic level of IT skills will be required as all our compliance results are recorded on our asset management software.

Our chosen training provider is Skills Group who will deliver a variety of theory and practical units listed within the level 2 Property Maintenance apprenticeship course. Attendance is required at Skills Group training centre based at Western Wood Way, Plympton for one day a week. All other aspects of the qualification will be delivered on site where you will receive regular visits by your designated course assessor.

Grades A*/9 – C/4 in English and Maths GCSEs are desired but not essential as core functional skills at level 1 and 2 English and Maths will be provided by Skills Group.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post. This is an excellent opportunity for you to make a real difference, significantly contributing to the quality education provision that we support our customers to deliver.

The successful candidate needs to be focused, committed, organised and highly driven to achieve. You must be hard working and have attention to detail and take pride in your work. You must have excellent time keeping, show a keen interest to progress in this trade and be able to work well within a team and by yourself.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we will support you to learn and develop in the role, enabling you to achieve your career aspirations. This role is an outstanding opportunity to develop site skills, knowledge and additionally contribute to the strategic element of Estates Management.

Working hours are 37 hours per week Mon – Fri. We can offer you a great work-life balance plus:

  • A competitive apprenticeship salary of £12,000 pa
  • Pension contribution, matching up to 10% of your salary
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays, plus ability to buy/sell holidays
  • Training and Development
  • Subsidised events
  • Charity leave
  • Discounted shopping cards


Deadline for applications: 19th August 2022, however applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so please apply early.

To apply for this vacancy please send a CV and Cover letter via email:

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