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Maintenance Operations Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 at Bishop Auckland College

Course description

Apprenticeships are practical hands on programmes designed to provide you with relevant, practical training, which will enable you to progress within your chosen industry. As an apprentice you will be paid a minimum of 2.68 an hour if you are under 19 or over 19 and still in the first year of your apprenticeship programme. You will be employed between 30 and 40 hours a week. This Level 2 Apprenticeship is designed to develop the skills and knowledge you will need for industry employment in your chosen craft. The course has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment, and the tests are based on demonstrations of what you can do as an individual through the completion of the qualifications requirements. You will study a range of topics during the course, gaining practical experience and theoretical knowledge of carpentry and joinery, bricklaying, plastering, erecting working platforms, plumbing, roof lead work, painting and decorating, and health and safety with a focus on maintenance.

Course content

You will be required to complete the NVQ and Technical Certificate in Maintenance Operations as well as completing Employment Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. If it is required, you will also need to complete Functional Skills in Mathematics and English. You will be allocated an assessor who will visit you in your work place to provide support with the NVQ and you will attend Bishop Auckland College 1 day a week to complete theory work.

Future opportunities

The apprenticeship will develop your hand skills enabling you to perform maintenance tasks. You will also gain a nationally recognised qualification and valuable working experience, possibly leading to a full time permanent job and the start of your career!


What can I do when I finish?

On successful completion of this Apprenticeship you may continue on to an Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship in a particular trade, such as carpentry or bricklaying. You can also pursue a supervisory or management career pathway within the construction industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Auckland College directly.

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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