How to become a caretaker
You can get into this job through:
- an apprenticeship
- applying directly
You may be able to do a property maintenance or facilities services operative intermediate apprenticeship.
You'll usually need:
- some GCSEs, usually including English and maths, or equivalent, for an intermediate apprenticeship
You can apply directly for caretaker job vacancies. You'll need good practical skills, and some employers may ask for GCSEs in English and maths.
Experience in building maintenance, cleaning, plumbing, electrics or gardening will be useful.