Get a career, with help from L&Q Apprenticeships
You could join other L&Q residents and start as an apprentice over the next year. Supported by the L&Q Foundation, you'll get experience in departments across L&Q or with one of our external partners. You'll also get a recognised qualification.
L&Q apprenticeships have been designed to help you, our residents, to get the career you've always wanted. This opportunity will help you to get your foot on the career ladder with an organisation that supports you from beginning to end and beyond.
Key points about the programme
The L&Q apprenticeship programme has two strands. One strand
means working directly with L&Q and the other is working with
one of our external partners.
|Strand one: Apprenticeships at L&Q
||Strand two: Apprenticeships with our partners
Full details can be found in the vacancy advert.
L&Q recruits ten apprentices every six months and our
partners recruit apprentices all year round.
Individuals will be able to gain an QCF qualification while working and applying their learning. L&Q will pay all associated training costs for you.
We have apprenticeships in the following areas:
Housing - Work behind the scenes with one of
our neighbourhood teams, supporting our housing officers with
resident enquiries, anti-social behaviour and new tenant
Caretaking - Work out and about on our estates,
maintaining the surrounding areas including co-ordinating bulk
rubbish removal, estate clean-ups and basic maintenance
Office support functions - Work in one of our
main offices, supporting central functions for the organisation,
such as Human Resources, IT, Finance and Community Investment
Interior construction trades - Work with one of our repairs and maintenance contractors, learning how to complete general repairs to the properties we manage
Exterior construction trades Work with one of
our development contractors, contributing to the new homes were
building and training to become an electrician, a construction
operative or a painter and decorator
Salary and expenses
Apprentices working for L&Q will earn in line with the
current London living wage. Expenses incurred during work hours are
paid monthly in arrears. See job adverts for specific
Working for L&Q
You would be joining a company that looks after its staff. For several years running, L&Q has been included in the top 100 list of great places to work.
People are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them. This is why we are committed to developing our people. It is only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.
Who we are looking for
The perfect candidate will be:
- Adaptable, flexible and willing to travel
- Keen to learn and progress in the organisation
- Keen to work with a diverse group of people
- Able to use their own initiative
- A good communicator
To find out more:
- Bookmark this page and check back for updates
- Watch our
- Read our quick guide to L&Q apprenticeships
- Take a look at our frequently asked questions on apprenticeships
- Have a look at the questions and answers from our live discussion on
- Pick up information from your local L&Q office or estate
- Find out more in our resident magazine, Homelife
- Contact the L&Q JobReady team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org