What's included? / Modules
Take ownership of situation
Work independently and as part of a team
Problem solving apprach
Interpersonal and communication skills
A drive for efficiency and value for money
Understanding limitations within the role
Health and Safety in the workplace
Working safely at height
Plumbing and drainage systems
Organisation’s policies, processes and procedures
Working safely with electricity
Integrity, reliability, motivation
Commitment to quality and excellence
Perform under pressure
Individual employers will set their selection criteria but the standard includes Maths and English understanding and functional application at Level 1, enabling apprentices to aspire to the next level. Employers will set the entry specification suitable for the correct level of the individual.
Delivery and Assessment
The training is a blended learning delivery model, which takes place in the work place during working hours, wherever this may be, according to the apprentices role.
This consists of:
1 to 1 monthly meetings of approx. two hours with a GLP trainer (face to face or telephone)
On-line learning courses and/or group sessions
Building an electronic portfolio of workrelated evidence
Maths and English at Level 2 (if not previously achieved)
20% of time at work to be spent working towards apprenticeship
End Point Assessment (EPA) by an external examiner to complete qualification, consisting of: knowledge test, portfolio-based Interview & project presentation
Professional Qualifications, Career Progression, Links to professional Registrations
The apprentice will be recognised by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) providing Associate Membership for the apprentice whilst studying. BIFM have confirmed resources and learning materials will be available for the apprentice to support them throughout their learning journey.
Completing this apprenticeship programme with its transferable skills will enable progression into roles such as a Technical Specialist e.g. Electrical or Plumbing and Supervisory and Management roles e.g. Facilities Management, across a wide range of sectors.