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Apprenticeship training course

Fenestration installer (level 2)

Installing a wide range of replacement and new build fenestration products in a property or structure.

Qualification level
2
Equivalent to GCSE.
Typical duration
18 months
Apprenticeship category
Construction and the built environment
Maximum funding
£9,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Fenestration installer
  • Window and door installer
  • Window fitter
  • Window installer
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Comply with Health and Safety regulations, standards and guidance.
  • Identify and use personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Comply with industry regulations, standards and guidance.
  • Read, interpret, review risk assessments, implement control measures.
  • Use traditional or digital written methods to communicate with others.
  • Communicate with others verbally for example, colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Plan order of works, carry out pre-installation checks.
  • Prepare and maintain a safe working area.
  • Select, check and use hand and power tools and equipment.
  • Move, handle and store materials, including loading and unloading of vehicles.
  • Identify, install and remove temporary support requirements.
  • Remove existing fenestration products.
  • Comply with environmental and sustainability regulations, standards, and guidance, recycling and disposal.
  • Read and interpret information from manufacturers guidance and other sources, for example from drawings, specifications, digital documents or work instructions.
  • Prepare the frame for installation for example handles, hinges, locks, hardware, trickle vents or frame extensions.
  • Position and fix the frame in the opening ensuring level, plumb and square.
  • Position and install sashes.
  • Position and install, glazing and any infill materials into the frame.
  • Measure, cut, drill and fix trims.
  • Apply external seals for moisture and air penetration. For example, wet sealants, tapes, membranes and any associated products.
  • Interim inspection work and rectify or report any work that is incorrect or incomplete.
  • Complete final inspections and workplace documentation.
  • Complete a customer or site manager handover.
  • Check and use working at height equipment for example steps, ladders, hop-ups, and podiums.
  • Carry out and record planned and unplanned learning opportunities and development activities.
  • Carry out internal and external finishing for example making good any damage, priming, sealing, trimmings, mouldings, backer rod or foam, scribing, trimmings, flashings, perimeter pressings and cladding.
  • Prepare openings for installation.

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

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