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Construction Steel Fixer

Assembling and installing steelworks required to strengthen reinforced concrete structures.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


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

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • assembling, positioning and fixing steel components

  • interpreting drawings and specifications

  • working at heights

  • cutting, bending and connecting reinforcing steel

  • safe techniques for moving, lifting and handling steel components

  • 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). They must also have taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)

  • apprentices completing this apprenticeship will achieve a level 2 RQF diploma and level 2 NVQ in steel fixing occupations (construction)

Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
NOCN 0300 999 1177
QFI 07710 427643
More Information

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