Apprentice Suspended Ceiling Fixer STAR SUSPENDED CEILINGS LTD

We are looking for a mature, enthusiastic individual who is interested in completing a Level 2 Interior Systems Apprenticeship. You will have a number of responsibilities focusing on the installation and repair of a suspended ceiling. The successful candidate will spend 2 years working while earning a wage, gaining experience and a qualification.

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Closing date: 30 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Travel time is paid in addition to basic pay. Bonus paid on meterage. Overnight allowance paid.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, working alongside a qualified fixer to include early starts and out of town work. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Suspended Ceilings are a type of ceiling that provide a clean, smooth finish to the internal ceiling of a room, whilst concealing electrics and pipework, insulating and providing insulation to a room/area and providing acoustics to a room/area.

As a suspended ceiling apprentice, the successful candidate will be involved with the following:

  • Travel in a company vehicle nationwide to sites , possible overnight stays in a hotel provided by the company with a generous overnight allowance - ideally the candidate should hold a Full UK Clean Driving Licence for this role
  • The makeup and structure of a suspended ceiling
  • Stripping out suspended ceiling 
  • Installation and fitting of the suspended ceiling which may include working at height
  • Cutting ceiling tiles and ceiling grid appropriately 
  • Unloading heavy materials from delivery trucks/vans/lorries
  • Carrying heavy materials to or around site 
  • Working alongside senior ceiling fixers 
  • General construction site health and safety 

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

  • The ideal candidate will work towards a Level 2 Interior Systems Installer qualification, focusing on Suspended Ceilings
  • At the end the apprentice will get an 'Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Interior Systems' qualification. Provided by CITB
  • The Apprentice will carry out their training on the job and travel to Kings Lynn where they reside every 6 months at the college Monday - Friday for 3 weeks (Block release in conjunction with the college)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • To become a qualified fixer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above ( C )) Essential

Things to consider

The applicant will need to be physically fit as the job includes lifting heavy materials and working at height. Ideally the candidate should hold a Full UK Clean Driving Licence.

About the employer

Star Suspended Ceilings Ltd is a family run suspended ceiling company based in East Yorkshire. Established in 1998, Star is run by our Managing Director, Allan, who has been in in the ceiling industry for over 35 years. At Star we have a fantastic reputation as we deliver high quality suspended ceilings ALL over the UK. We cover different sectors every day from small to large areas including your local café, the school around the corner, to large modular buildings to your biggest nearby hospitals. Almost anywhere that requests a Suspended Ceiling - we can do. So - when you join us, you will have a warm welcome into our company that’s already established, highly successful and keen for more.








Allan Hinchcliffe

01482 229788

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Apprenticeship standard

Interior systems installer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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