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Property Maintenance Apprentice with Kernow Learning Trust

  Closing soon
This vacancy is closing soon. If you are interested, be sure to contact us if you need more information and remember not to miss the deadline!

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, highly effective Apprentice Caretaker to join our successful Multi- Academy Trust with an outstanding ethos where staff are supported to become the best.

This scheme includes NVQ training in Property Maintenance Operative with a recognised training provider.

We have positions at schools in the St Austell and Newquay areas, as well as the opportunity to work alongside our Premises & Maintenance Manager who travels to various schools in the Trust.


Working alongside the Caretaker/Site Manager/Premises & Maintenance Manager:

·       Carry out minor repairs and maintenance to school buildings

·       Ensure the safety of school grounds and buildings

·       Carry out H & S checks

·       Carry out painting and decorating and general upkeep


Like us, you will be dynamic, innovative and hardworking. You will also have a desire to positively impact upon our schools by ensuring that our premises and grounds are maintained to the highest standards

We offer the chance to

• work with a skilled, creative, and supportive team.

• be part of a forward thinking organisation with a commitment to staff and pupil wellbeing

• have access to wellbeing services

• develop personally and professionally

• Make a real difference to the lives of young people.

Please feel free to visit our Trust website:

The salary is £9.50 per hour and is initially for 12 – 18 months (the duration of the apprenticeship training course) and may lead to a permanent appointment for the right candidate.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS record check.

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we consider that we have received an appropriate number of suitable applications for the post.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • You will be working towards a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Property Maintenance Operative
  • You will receive on and off the job training and support from an Assessor and an Apprenticeship Advisor
  • You will be required to attend Cornwall College Camborne on a weekly basis

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Equipped with skills and practical experience for career in school premises and grounds maintenance, other construction industry.


Closing Date
July 4, 2022
Kernow Learning Multi Academy Trust
Trenance Road, Newquay TR7 2LU, UK
£16,872 Annual Wage
Entry Requirements
GCSE English and Maths at grade 4/C or above or equivalents.


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