Nest 247 Ltd

Apprentice Home Emergency Repairs Expert - Intermediate (Level 2)

Nest 247 Ltd (Employer)

Sheffield College, the (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week 5/6 days, Monday - Saturday, between 07:30 and 21:30. Usually 4 days on and two off.
15 months (duration)
16 November 2020(start date)
Property maintenance operative (apprenticeship standard)
6 November 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A varied and interesting opportunity for those looking at a hands-on practical role where each day is different. You will be mobile providing rapid response to home emergencies with an experienced skills expert learning multiple construction related disciplines covering plumbing, tiling, joinery, electrical and painting and decoration.


Reporting to your Nest Skills Expert your daily duties will include:

  • Travel to and from client's locations - some out of Sheffield area
  • Carry out repairs to the fabric of a building, for example repairs to walls, doors, door frames, skirting boards or plaster damage to internal walls
  • Understand and maintain plumbing and drainage systems, for example repairs to WC systems, leaking taps or water testing and unblocking drains
  • Understand and maintain electrical distribution, safe repair of electrical installation to legal requirements, for example replacing damaged sockets, plugs, lighting and fuses
  • Carry out repairs and reactive maintenance

Future Prospects

Possibility of full-time employment subject to successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Reality Check

Candidates must ensure they have sustainable transport to reach a convenient pick up point in the Sheffield post code area S7 (Nether Edge).

Skills Required

  • Communication skills
  • Team building skills
  • Literacy skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Manual work skills

Qualities Required

  • Flexible approach - can do attitude
  • Meticulous and able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Resourceful, result-oriented and strong sense of responsibility with initiative
  • Good team player
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Good level of physical fitness

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Training Provided

Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
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