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Apprenticeship training course

Steel fixer (level 2)

Assembling and installing steelworks required to strengthen reinforced concrete structures.

Qualification level
Equivalent to GCSE.
Typical duration
18 months
Apprenticeship category
Construction and the built environment
Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Apply workplace and legislative environmental health, safety and welfare requirements when undertaking construction steel fixing activities.
  • Apply safe working techniques for moving, lifting and handling pre-assembled and manufactured elements, working at height and using access equipment.
  • Interpret and work to drawings and specifications in various types and formats including digital e.g. Building Information Modelling
  • Plan and undertake work practices productively to achieve minimal wastage and to meet deadlines.
  • Assemble, position and fix manufactured elements (e.g. reinforcement bars) as per drawings and specifications
  • Apply safe use and storage of hand tools and power tools
  • Use a range of reinforcing steel products to shape and assemble structures.
  • Measure, cut and bend and connect reinforcing steel.
  • Position and fix pre-assembled elements according to specification, using digital equipment where appropriate.
  • Communicate with colleagues or customers; using common industry terminology appropriately and accurately.
  • Complete post installation checks to ensure quality through compliance with specification outlined in drawings and/or digital models . Report and rectify problems as necessary

Full information on Steel fixer (level 2) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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