Facilities Management, Advanced Apprenticeship | Weston College

Facilities Management, Advanced Apprenticeship

What will I do on this course?

You’ll learn from your employer while you’re at work, and come in to College for a day a week to learn about the technical side of your job. This apprenticeship involves providing a quality and cost-effective maintenance and care service for a wide range of commercial and public buildings, such as hotels, hospitals, and shopping complexes.

Facilities managers make sure that facilities such as security, catering and cleaning (‘soft services’) and maintenance and building services (‘hard services’) run smoothly, so that customers can run their businesses efficiently. This apprenticeship will give you a larger insight.

How will I be assessed?

We will assess your practical skills and observe you at work. Tutors will visit you in your workplace to review your progress and make sure you are on target to get your qualifications.

What could I do after this course?

Most of our apprentices are kept on by their employers at the end of their course. From this apprenticeship you could progress to a higher level apprenticeship or university-level study.


Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and maths, or a Level 2 qualification. You will need to be in relevant employment, but we can support you to find this. You will need to be in relevant employment, but we can support you to find this.

Course Level

Level 3

iAn interview is required for this course.

All you need to know about course dates and times

Throughout the year
18 - 24 Months
Course code AVPFMPF1MA

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What Our Students Say

Bella Febry, Business Studies


Bella Febry

“It was an amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It will definitely help my future career prospects."

Former school: Priory

Work Experience: Bella completed her work experience with international oil and gas company 'OiLSERV' in Dubai. During this Bella gained skills in HR, finance, IT, law, marketing, sales and project delivery.

Course: Business Studies

What next? After being awarded Work Experience Student of the Year, Bella aims to get a distinction star and then take a gap year before going to university.

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