This Modern Apprenticeship helps employees gain skills and competence they need for roles in facilities services. It’s offered at two levels to support new entrants and for upskilling existing employees so they can take on leadership roles in facilities management. The SCQF Level 5 qualification covers skills in cleaning, security, basic building maintenance, reception, and customer care in the facilities management industry.
Your employee will study for a Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 5. Their qualification will include:
SVQ in Facilities Services at SCQF Level 5
Candidates for this Modern Apprenticeship don’t need any prior experience or qualifications.
Progression and development
Once they complete their apprenticeship, employees could progress into roles such as:
Maintenance Operative Officer
Successful apprentices could also improve their skills and knowledge by studying for SCQF Level 5 in areas such as.
Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration
How does it work?
Apprentices will learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. They’ll also study with a college or other learning provider.
Cost and funding
We contribute towards training costs
We do this by paying the learning provider throughout the apprenticeship.
The training contribution calculator will show you our funding contribution for this framework.
An enhanced funding contribution is paid for employees aged 16 to 19. For those who are disabled and care-experienced, this is extended up to and including age 29.
Speak to a range of learning providers to find the best deal and agree on a flexible approach to meet your business needs.
Who pays the apprentice?
Like any other employee of your business, you’ll pay the Modern Apprentice's wages. This is not set by SDS, but we encourage all employers to pay the Living Wage. Remember, you must pay at least the National Minimum Wage.
How long will it take?
It will take between 12 and 24 months to complete.