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Highways Maintenance Skilled Operative

Repairing damaged roads.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • to repair potholes, pavements and kerbs
  • to read, interpret and work to drawings
  • to use underground utility service locators
  • to operate powered tools or pedestrian plant, machinery or equipment
  • to prepare, set up and work with temporary traffic management systems

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must have:

  • achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G)
  • taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
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More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.