University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Property Maintenance Apprentice

Property Maintenance Apprentice

The Department of Physiology, Development & Neuroscience (PDN) is seeking an enthusiastic Property Maintenance Apprentice from September 2024. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team at the University of Cambridge providing day to day maintenance.

The Apprentice will be part of the Departmental Facilities team and will study the PMO level 2 qualification. The team manages the maintenance and facilities across two buildings which consist of laboratories, classrooms, offices & lecture theatres. You will undertake training & increasingly over the apprenticeship, respond to breakdowns, perform preventive maintenance tasks and minor installation work.

You will be a great team player who has good organisation and time management skills. Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate should have a good level of physical fitness.

What you'll do in a working day

  • Learn basic skills of area of work (e.g. use of basic workshop tools and machinery)
  • Work independently on elements of a project or task, referring all decisions to supervisor, applying new skills as appropriate
  • Be involved with the general maintenance of the fabric of the building, including painting, minor carpentry work, installation of benching and flooring.
  • Undertake preventive maintenance tasks such as air filters and drive belt changes, water temperature checks and fume hood inspections
  • The training you will be getting

    The practical training period of the Property Maintenance Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship is the time dedicated to the development of the knowledge, skills, and behaviours for which includes the following components:

  • A Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship at Level 2
  • On-programme assignments and practical assessments
  • Workplace portfolio of evidence
  • English and maths at Level 2 must be achieved
  • Day release at Cambridge campus and working alongside qualified, friendly and a small team of professionally trained/ experienced in Property Maintenance
  • Fixed-term: 27 months.

    All applications for this vacancy are being handled by the training provider for this apprenticeship, Cambridge Regional College. Please follow this link to the national apprenticeship website to apply: https: // www.

    Closing Date: 30 May 2024. Interviews are expected to take place in June 2024.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Further information
  • Further Particulars
  • Department/Location

    Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience






    Assistant staff


    2 May 2024

    Closing date

    30 May 2024

    Job details


    Property Maintenance Apprentice


    University of Cambridge


    United Kingdom


    May 03, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 30, 2024

    Job type




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