Study for a facilities services apprenticeship and be part of a sector that is dedicated to improving customer care.
Working in the facilities services industry involves maintaining a secure environment within places like hospitals, offices and schools. You’ll learn how to improve the security of a building and repair complex safety systems. Increase your engineering knowledge and discover how to maintain a clean work setting.
There’s a range of facilities services jobs for people who enjoy coming up with practical solutions. Work as a facilities operative and help with the upkeep of different properties such as shelters and care homes. Or you could become an estate operative and provide cleaning support.
You will gain a qualification in facilities services at SCQF level 5. The qualification includes:
During your apprenticeship, you'll learn how to:
You will develop the following core skills:
These transferrable skills are useful for working in other jobs such as cleaning and building maintenance.
This Modern Apprenticeship gives you a variety of options. Carry on your studies by studying for a technical apprenticeship in facilities management or find a related job.
Further education: Continue your studies by applying for a bachelor’s degree in security systems or another relevant subject. Your experience will support your university application.
Straight to work: Use your qualifications to get a job in the facilities services industry. There are several jobs listed below:
There are no formal entry requirements for this apprenticeship. However, it is helpful to have an interest in the facilities services sector.
The Modern Apprenticeship will take between 12-24 months to complete.