Curtain Wall Installation Level 2

The Basics

Sector: Construction
Awarding Body: GQA
Qualification: Level 2 Apprenticeship in Curtain Wall Installation
Qualification Type: Apprenticeship Framework
Duration: 12 months
Type of Assessment: Continuous assessment throughout the programme

What you will Learn

> Installation of curtain walling systems
> Ability to confirm installation requirements
> Effective communication with all key stakeholders
> Correct moving and handling components in the fenestration industry
> Ability to install infill units into curtain walling systems
> Knowledge and skills to work both independently and as part of a team

Overview

As an installer, this qualification will build upon your skills and knowledge to be able to install curtain walling systems and infill units and complete all of the preparatory work for this project.

The tasks you will be completing will be varied and some will require you to work alone or within a team to meet deadlines and complete work to the correct standard.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, however it is recommended that you already have some experience of working within the fenestration industry.

Roles Available in this Sector

> Curtain Wall Installer
> Fitter
> Screen Wall Installer
> Fenestration Installer

Progression

> Level 3 Team Leader / Supervisor Apprenticeship

> Level 5 Apprenticeship in Operations / Departmental Management

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