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Interior systems installer (level 2)

Installing, repairing and maintaining various elements of the internal structure of a building.

Level
2
Equivalent to GCSE
Typical duration
24 months
Apprenticeship category
Construction
Maximum funding
£14,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Ceiling/suspended ceiling fixer
  • Drylining fixer
  • Interior systems operative
  • Modular demountable partition installer
  • Operable partitioner installer
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Measure and set out from drawings provided and check vertical and horizontal datum
  • Select the appropriate materials, tools and equipment in accordance with the specification requirements and or manufacturer specific instructions
  • Safely and correctly operate tools and equipment, plant and machinery appropriate for use. (e.g. scaffold, MEWPS, nail gun, circular saw, lasers
  • Apply fire and acoustic mastic seals in accordance with specification, designs details and manufacturers recommendations
  • Accurately measure and cut components (e.g. metal sections, plasterboard, insulation, timber and plywood)
  • Appropriately fix all components according to specifications and/or drawings
  • Effectively protect surround surfaces and segregate work areas and cutting areas
  • Install dry lining systems to metal and stud partitions framed wall linings, framed and frameless beam and column encasements
  • Clearly communicate with management, customers and colleagues including other trades onsite
  • Maintain a clean and tidy environment, appropriately disposing of waste according to site procedures
  • Identify and select appropriate PPE for the task
  • Install pattresses
  • Install insulation
  • Form service penetrations through partitions
  • Install primary channels or main runners to line and level. Cut to length
  • Frame and fit access panels

Full information on Interior systems installer (level 2) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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