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Apprenticeship training course

Curtain wall installer (level 3)

Install curtain wall systems to form all or part of the external envelope of a building

Qualification level
Equivalent to A level.
Typical duration
21 months
Apprenticeship category
Construction and the built environment
Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Curtain wall fitter
  • Curtain wall fixer
  • Curtain wall installer
  • External building envelope installer
  • Façade installer
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Comply with health and safety regulations, standards, and guidance.
  • Apply environmental and sustainable principles in compliance with regulations standards and systems for example segregate resources for reuse, recycling and disposal.
  • Implement and monitor safe systems of work and control measures.
  • Comply with industry standards, guidance and tolerances.
  • Identify and use safety control equipment including RPE, dust suppression and PPE.
  • Interpret and extract information using paper based or digital sources for example from drawings, specifications, production plans and work instructions.
  • Handle, load, unload and store curtain wall products safely to minimise damage.
  • Check, use and store power tools and equipment.
  • Verbally communicate with colleagues using industry terminology.
  • Apply written communication techniques: Site documentation, checklists, email and handover documents.
  • Use lifting, moving and handling equipment for installation.
  • Set out for curtain walling.
  • Install glazed and infill panels and secure into place with pressure plates or toggles.
  • Install windows and doors into curtain wall systems.
  • Apply face caps and gaskets.
  • Use fixings, anchors and brackets.
  • Apply sealants to curtain wall system.
  • Check curtain wall is plumb, line and level.
  • Use support or setting blocks.
  • Manage time and tasks to meet project deadlines.
  • Carry out post installation checks, complete workplace documentation and report any issues.
  • Carry out pre-installation inspection and checks.
  • Carry out and record planned and unplanned learning opportunities and development activities.
  • Apply team working principles.

Full information on Curtain wall installer (level 3) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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