Maintenance operatives keep buildings in a good state of repair. Once a building is occupied it needs to be maintained: internally- doors need to be hung and skirtings need to be replaced; kitchens and bathrooms need to be fitted; small plumbing repairs need to be carried out; decorations need to be maintained; plastered surfaces needs to repaired: externally- masonry work needs to be repaired; paving needs to be repaired.
This is an ideal course for those who are looking to learn on a full-time basis and have identified that they want to enter the construction industry and have a career as a maintenance operative. Alternatively, it is an ideal course for those who have identified they are looking to work in the construction industry but are unsure which discipline to follow.
Learners progress from this to a level 3 study either as a full-time learner or as part time as an apprentice.
A maintenance operative could earn up to £12000 per year and qualified can earn up to £25000
The maintenance operations study programmes cover health, safety, whilst it aims to develop practical skills for Construction.
With this you will study:
• Practical skills in small building repair
• Practical skills in carpentry repair
• Practical skills in plastering repair
• Practical skills in painting and decorating
Moving onto develop:
• Practical skills in plumbing repairs
How you will be assessed
All study programme assessment is continuous throughout the academic year. Theory subjects are assessed through examination.
Practical assessment is continuous throughout the year with a synoptic assessment in the summer term.
All learners will be required to complete a BKSB assessment.
Level 2 requires learners to be working at Level 1 in this assessment and it is recommended that learners hold GCSE grade 3 (minimum) in English and Maths .
On completion, you can progress as a full-time learner to the Level 3 Diploma in Facilities Management.
A maintenance operative can earn from £20000 per year and with experience has the potential to earn up to £30000.