The course includes practical training and competence in the following:
- Health and Sategy, Welfare in construction
- Understanding civil engineering technology
- Information and communicating in construction
- Slinging and Signalling of loads (appreciation only)
- Levelling and Setting Out
- Handle and store steel-fxing materials
- Reinforced concrete technology
- Mobile Tower and Small Tools including abrasive wheels
- Cut and bend reinforced steel
- Position and fix reinforcement steel
- End Synoptic Test (final practical assessment)
- Functional Skills - literacy and numeracy Level 1
Teaching and assessment
Qualifications you gain
NVQ Steel Fixing Level 2
Personal and thinking skills
Functional Skills in literacy and numeracy
Abrasive wheels and employer rights and responsibilities
You may also gain value-added qualifications in health and safety, along with other industry-specific subjects.
No formal requirements, but it’s useful to have GCSE grades A*-C in English, maths and technology.
- Physical fitness
- Practical skills
- The ability to work in confined spaces
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 aprenticeship through the Skills Funding Agency, only applicants aged between 16 and18 who have not been placed on a training scheme before are guaranteed full funding.
How to apply
Call 0300 456 5037 for course dates and how to apply.
After this course
You can be assessed for higher NVQs at the National Construction College. We provide details to all trainees.