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This apprenticeship course is for people who want to gain an academic qualification in lightning conductor engineering, while gaining professional experience.
You’ll learn how to carry out repairs, maintenance and renovation work on high structures, such as industrial chimneys, power station cooling towers, church spires and bridges.
You’ll also need to be prepared to work at height, using ladders, scaffolding, mobile work platforms (cradles), bosun’s seats (harnesses) and industrial ropes (abseiling).
The course includes practical training in the following:
No formal requirements, but it’s useful to have GCSE grades A*-C in English, maths, science, design and technology.
You will be paid while you learn.
The following CITB grants are available for employers to fund their apprentices on this course:
If you applied for your apprenticeship through the Education and Skills Funding Agency, only applicants aged between 16 and 18 who have not been placed on a training scheme before are guaranteed full funding.
Call 0300 456 5037 for course dates and how to apply.
You can be assessed for higher NVQs at the National Construction College. We provide details to all trainees.