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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
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Smart Awards 02476 992437
CABWI Awarding Body 07590 843833
More Information

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