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Piling Attendant

Helping install deep foundations to support large buildings and structures

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


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

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £15,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer

What apprentices will learn
  • operation of equipment such as concrete pumps, generators and compressors
  • driving, boring and forming piles in the ground for firm building support
  • maintenance of machinery and equipment
  • environmentally responsible practices
  • health and safety procedures for site work

Apprentices must have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G) before taking their end-point assessment. They must also have 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
QFI 07710 427643
More Information

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