The Intermediate Apprenticeship In Fabrication of Glass Supporting Structures Level 2 500/7767/3 is aimed at those who undertake work to produce fabricated products such as door and window frames and units, conservatories, and glazing systems used in curtain walling etc.
Units in this qualification include the processing of materials, applying coatings and treatments and fabricating of frames by joining and assembly. It is not expected that candidates working in this area all do the same activities: the qualification is structured to ensure that there is a high degree of flexibility in the qualifications, although there are common units in the mandatory section of the qualification.
The qualification allows achievement by those who primarily work in a manufacturing environment and those who visit sites to carry out fabrication activities or to apply surface coating spray finishes.
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When undertaken as part of an apprenticeship, learners will also need to complete the Level 2 Certificate in Glass Related Operations 500/7768/5
This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to gain knowledge of the basic requirements of working safely and effectively in a glass-related working environment.
Establishing underpinning knowledge and understanding relevant to the Glass Industry, this qualification is intended to be capable of delivery through both a taught programme of off-the-job learning or through workplace assessment (for those with access to the real workplace).
Along with a number of generic glass industry units, the group of optional units ensures there is a specific unit to cover the individual occupational roles in the glass industry.
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