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Construction Steel Fixer

Assembling and installing steelworks required to strengthen reinforced concrete structures.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • assembling, positioning and fixing steel components

  • interpreting drawings and specifications

  • working at heights

  • cutting, bending and connecting reinforcing steel

  • safe techniques for moving, lifting and handling steel components

  • before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G). They must also have taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)

  • apprentices completing this apprenticeship will achieve a level 2 RQF diploma and level 2 NVQ in steel fixing occupations (construction)

Professional registration

None specified.

End Point Assessment
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Organisation Phone Number Email
NOCN 0114 227 0500
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.