Estates Apprentice

Level: 2


Employer: Wigan & Leigh College


Location: PO Box 53

To support with the effective porterage and minor maintenance services as directed by the Deputy Head of Estates across all College sites. To work as part of the Estates Team and wider College community to support our students.

Duration: 12 Months

Expected start date: 01/03/2024

Hours per week: 37 hours

Wage: (Annually)

Job role includes

  • To support the Site Supervisor Team in undertaking building porterage duties and maintenance services
  • To ensure that when providing services to College departments, that excellent customer care and service delivery is paramount at all times
  • To have a flexible approach to duties and be prepared to work flexibly
  • Assist with setting up, removing and relocating furniture and equipment
  • Assist with receiving and distributing incoming goods
  • Support with site safety and housekeeping inspection checks
  • Support with the College postal service
  • Travel and work at any of the College sites as and when required
  • Support the Site Supervisors to lock and unlock sites/ buildings
  • Support Site Supervisors to undertake minor maintenance duties associated with the College estate
  • Administer the booking-in procedure for contractors and College visitors as required
  • Support Site Supervisors to access and monitor the Colleges security systems i.e. CCTV, intruder, fire alarms etc
  • Access and support the operation of the College computer based ‘Help Desk’ system to effectively administer routine and responsive Estates tasks
  • Work as part of a team, provide security duties undertaking regular patrols around the College estate and be actively involved in security of the premises
  • To undertake any other duties as may reasonably be required commensurate with the post

About employer

Wigan and Leigh College has an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to join our dedicated team of Site Supervisor’s who form part of the College’s wider Estates Department. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic with a customer centred approach and excellent communication skills. You will also be using a workflow management system, so an aptitude for IT and a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite would be desirable.

  • weighting: Essential
  • qualificationType: GCSE or equivalent
  • subject: English
  • grade: 3

  • Facilities Services Operative

  • Level 2 Facilities Services Principles
  • Wigan & Leigh College, WN1 1RS

  • Training in the workplace

    • Progression within the organisation. 
  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience

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Duration: 18 months

Expected start date: 28/3/2022

Hours per week: 37.5 hours

Wage: 146.25 (weekly)

Job role includes

  • Explore what an apprenticeship is and how they work.
  • Understand what it means to be an apprentice.
  • Discover different apprenticeship types, get application hints and tips, and apply for vacancies.

About employer

Employer description

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills