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Fenestration fabricator (level 2)

Manufacturing fenestration products such as windows, doors, shop fronts and walls.

Level
2
Equivalent to GCSE
Typical duration
18 months
Apprenticeship category
Engineering and manufacturing
Maximum funding
£6,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Aluminium/uPVC Fabricator
  • Double Glazing Window Factory Fabricator
  • Fabricator
  • Production Operative
  • Windows/Doors Fabricator
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Select the correct type and quantity of materials and components for each task.
  • Read and interpret specifications, diagrams and work instructions; follow instructions.
  • Plan work.
  • Prepare the work area effectively.
  • Complete equipment and machinery checks and adjustments.
  • Measure, calculate, mark and cut materials.
  • Select and use manual methods and machinery/workplace technology.
  • Join/assemble materials.
  • Fix ancillary items to products.
  • Follow health & safety and environmental policy and procedures.
  • Identify risks and hazards in the workplace and control measures.
  • Check and inspect work – interim and final.
  • Identify and rectify any work that is incorrect or incomplete.
  • Label product; protect and package product for safe transportation.
  • Re-use, re-cycle and dispose of material, waste and scrap from the work area, as appropriate.
  • Communicate with colleagues/customers; use common industry terminology appropriately.
  • Complete workplace documentation.
  • Report work outcomes and problems.

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

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