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
- Apply workplace and legislative environmental health, safety and welfare requirements when undertaking construction steel fixing activities.
- Apply safe working techniques for moving, lifting and handling pre-assembled and manufactured elements, working at height and using access equipment.
- Interpret and work to drawings and specifications in various types and formats including digital e.g. Building Information Modelling
- Plan and undertake work practices productively to achieve minimal wastage and to meet deadlines.
- Assemble, position and fix manufactured elements (e.g. reinforcement bars) as per drawings and specifications
- Apply safe use and storage of hand tools and power tools
- Use a range of reinforcing steel products to shape and assemble structures.
- Measure, cut and bend and connect reinforcing steel.
- Position and fix pre-assembled elements according to specification, using digital equipment where appropriate.
- Communicate with colleagues or customers; using common industry terminology appropriately and accurately.
- Complete post installation checks to ensure quality through compliance with specification outlined in drawings and/or digital models . Report and rectify problems as necessary
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