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Curtain Waller Apprenticeship SYTE ARCHITECTURAL GLAZING LIMITED

Syte Architectural Glazing Limited are looking for the right candidate to work within this experienced and well-run company to gain a Level 3 apprenticeship in Curtain Waller. The aim is to become a fully qualified, independent Curtain Waller installer, fixer, fitter, Façade installer, external building envelope installer.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,560.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    04 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000041091

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your day-to-day tasks will be:

  • Installing windows, doors & curtain wall systems to form all or part of the external envelope of a building
  • The installation process includes fixing primary system, securing the infill materials & applying all the perimeter abutment products following the Centre for Window & Cladding Technology guidelines & systems manuals
  • Setting out and fixing of the main grid work in accordance with the approved drawings and work instructions
  • Fitting of doors and windows into the curtain wall grid

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The apprenticeship in Curtain Walling consists of:

  • Advanced Standard Apprenticeship-Curtain Wall
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths (Level 1/2) where applicable

All aspects of your training will be delivered on-site with your employer, and you will have regular site visits every six to eight weeks from your designated assessor, who will monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship programme.

You will achieve a qualification in Curtain Waller Level 3 Standard.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the level 3 Curtain Wall qualification, providing you show the correct skills and abilities, you will have the opportunity to progress onto a full-time position and possibly a level 4 or 5 apprenticeship. We are looking to invest our knowledge, skills and time in the right person. This position has the potential to develop into a successful career for the right candidate with the position growing with the company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Logical Skills, Creative Skills, Being Initiative, Good Patience, Good practical skills, Safety Conscious, Able to measure & make sums, Work from engineering drawings, Enthusiastic & committed, Excellent timekeeping, Reliable

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A* - C / 9 - 4) Desired

Things to consider

Our developments are often multi-storey buildings and therefore demand a confidence with working at height. For any applicants applying who are 19 and over in your first year of your apprenticeship the hourly rate will be £7 per an hour and then in month 13 this will be reviewed with you and senior management team.

About the employer

Syte Architectural Glazing specialises in the design and installation of architectural glazing for the residential, public sector, commercial/retail and hotels/leisure sectors. Our work ranges from one off projects through to multi million pound contracts for leading developers and prime contractors. In business for over 20 years, the company has grown to be one of the leading installers of architectural glazing in the UK.

Employer

SYTE ARCHITECTURAL GLAZING LIMITED

Address

8A BEDFORD BUSINESS CENTRE

MILE ROAD

BEDFORD

MK42 9TW

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Training

Training provider

GLASS & FENESTRATION TRAINING SOLUTIONS LTD

Contact

Emma Hawke

emma@gftsltd.co.uk

01208 813568

Apprenticeship standard

Curtain wall installer

Level 3 (A level)


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