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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
  • Comply with health and safety regulations, standards, and guidance.
  • Select and use personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Protect others within the working vicinity through the use of barriers, signs, and bar protectors.
  • Comply with industry regulations, standards, and guidance.
  • Prepare and maintain a safe working area.
  • Move, lift and handle materials.
  • Work at height and use access and fall protection equipment.
  • Interpret information from drawings and specifications.
  • Plan order of works and carry out pre-work checks.
  • Use and store hand tools and power tools.
  • Apply processes and techniques to install a range of in-situ steel reinforcing structures, for example, columns, walls, pile caps and slabs.
  • Measure and mark out reinforcing steel.
  • Cut and bend reinforcing steel.
  • Produce and install supports, for example, L bars, U bars, splay bars and chairs.
  • Join and tie reinforcing steel.
  • Use temporary construction bars.
  • Install bracing within steel reinforcement.
  • Communicate verbally with colleagues or customers using industry terminology.
  • Complete post build checks.
  • Follow equity, diversity and inclusion legislative guidance and principles.
  • Apply ethical principles.
  • Follow environmental and sustainability regulations, standards, and guidance. Segregate resources for reuse, recycling and disposal.
  • Use processes and techniques to build reinforcing steel assembly with a: step, penetration or upstand feature.
  • Follow work instructions - verbal or written.
  • Applies team working principles.
  • Follow quality assurance procedures.

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

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