Apprentice Fenestration (Double glazing fitter) Installer BRITPLAS COMMERCIAL LIMITED

Britplas are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic Apprentice to work alongside their experience installer and learn the art on fenestration installation. You will be paired up with an experienced installer and will be trained to a high standard.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Friday 8am-5pm 40 hours – flexibility required due to client demand and job location.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

By the end of your apprenticeship, you will be able to:

-       Install fenestration products to deadline in line with agreed designs

-       Read and interpret drawings and plans

-       To escalate issues as a priority in line with procedure

-       Understand and work to quality systems and operating procedures as instructed

-       Complete and maintain accurate, timely documentation and records as required by the business.

-      Contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and practices operated by the Company.

-      Ensure information is communicated effectively to team leaders/supervisors.

-       Be proactive in ensuring you are up to date with all product information and specification details

-       As a representative of Britplas you are expected to present yourself and your team to the highest standards and strive to deliver excellent levels of customer service, internally and externally

-       Maintain good communication with your team and the office staff to enable successful co-ordination of scheduling and sharing of information.

As part of your role you will be expected to carry out any further duties that may be reasonably requested of you, including changes to products, projects and production team

To carry out any further duties that may be reasonably requested of you, including changes to products, projects and production team

 Training will be given on correct installation methods which is in-line with building regulations, as well as Health and Safety regulations. You will also undertake your fenestration installation apprenticeship standard for the duration of your apprenticeship.

You will be using a variety of different tools, including hand and power tools.

The work can involve working at heights, using ladders and scaffolding, and some heavy lifting so please bare this in mind when applying for the position.

You will be working indoors and outdoors and can involve some work in various weather conditions.

There may be some seasonal variation in the work and most fenestration firms are busiest in the warmer, drier summer months

Training & Compliance

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures as instructed
  • To ensure that all H&S rules are adhered to at all times, without exception.  Including wearing of any PPE that is provided to you.  Give special attention to H&S requirements in specialist client locations in the mental health sector.
  • Carry out all training provided to deadlines prescribed
  • Execute the responsibilities of a company employee acting in a lawful and ethical manner in accordance with your contract of employment and Employee handbook.
  • Work with your Line Manager to manage your own professional development, including performance appraisal and identifying and meeting training needs to ensure competence and compliance

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

  • Fenestration Installer standard 
  • NVQ Level 2 in Fenestration Installation
  • Functional skills in maths and English if applicable
  • Work based learning

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time position as a Fenestration Installer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Excellent timekeeping, Reliable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3) Essential

Things to consider

Be physically able, with the strength to carry tools and materials, and you must be able to follow verbal and written instructions easily and be able to measure and make calculations.

About the employer

Britplas is a leading UK contractor specialising in commercial glazing with a product portfolio that includes windows, curtain walling, door systems and security fencing. Operating across the UK and internationally, we work with main contractors, architects and clients to design, install and manufacture glazing systems, including award-winning specialist proprietary products and standard systems




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Kingsland Grange



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Fencing installer

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Jun 2023