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Argoed High School - Site Supervisor Apprenticeship

Welsh Government
Argoed High School Argoed High School Bryn Road, Bryn-y-baal Mold Flintshire CH7 6RY
Closing date
6 Oct 2022

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
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About the apprenticeship


To work under the guidance/instruction of appropriate senior staff:

To provide maintenance and security services on school premises and sites, thereby ensuring a safe working environment
To ensure that the school and grounds are in a good state of repairs and appearance;
To ensure the security, health and safety and cleanliness of the school is maintained;
To ensure all Health and Safety policies and procedures are complied with at all times;
To participate fully in all aspects of the life of the school, maintaining good relationships with children, staff, parents and visitors;
To report any breach of security to relevant authorities;
To monitor CCTV or surveillance equipment where appropriate.
Cleaning and Maintenance

To deal with spillages,
To ensure the removal of rubbish and waste. This may include:
Removal of waste that requires safe handling procedures
Waste separation to comply with re-use and re-cycling processes
Removing waste classified as unsanitary, hazardous and/or dangerous.
Maintaining all outside areas external to the school to ensure they are presentable and free from waste materials.
To use the relevant procedures of the school to record breakages, repairs and maintenance work carried out and to record and monitor the quality of work carried out;
To refer relevant work to specialists in accordance with the health and safety requirements of the school and the authority;



Any previous experience with trades or DIY
Good communicational skills relevant to both children and adults
Competent skills in numeracy, literacy and ICT
Ability to self-manage and organise own time
Personal qualities
Smart appearance
Professional attitude
A level of maturity with working in a school environment will be required
Ambitious and hard working
Desire to be a positive role model to young people


Minimum A*-C GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Math's


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Achieve More Training Ltd

Training provider course:
Facility service level 2

About the employer

Argoed High School
Argoed High School
Bryn Road, Bryn-y-baal

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements



Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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