As an Drylining or Interior Systems apprentice you'll have a great opportunity to start a career in the construction industry. Interior Systems Installers (Dryliners) create walls and rooms within buildings, using plasterboard & stud partitioning to conceal wires & pipework, making space for insulation, providing insulation & making good surfaces.

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

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 7.30am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Working on a major contractor's site, we have an opportunity for an apprentice to move into the construction industry.

You will then gain a Level 2 Interior Systems Installer qualification, focusing on drylining. Drylining is a process of concealing electrics, insulating and providing insulation and acoustics to a room or area.

As a Drylining Apprentice, the successful candidate will be involved with:

  • Reading drawings and diagrams
  • Metal stud partitioning
  • Tacking, taping & Jointing the makeup and structure of internal walls
  • Cutting and measuring sizes and angles of plasterboard
  • Plasterboard fixing to timber and metal frame
  • Walls finishes including joints seals and taping
  • Application of skim and sanding to perfect finish
  • Complete quality assurance checks
  • General construction site Health and safety

The training you will be getting

  • The apprentice will work towards a Level 2 Interior Systems Installer qualification
  • They will receive regular practical and theoretical training by a recognised training provider
  • For the first 6 months this will be online and then will progress to practical sessions via block relaease sessions at the Training Provider's location where needed
  • English and maths qualifications form a mandatory part of all apprenticeships and must be completed before an apprentice can pass through gateway

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There is opportunity to move into full time employment on successful completion of the Apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential
Other CSCS (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

The apprentice will need to be aged 18+ due to site insurances. They will need to have their own transport. They will need to pass a CSCS test before they start the apprenticeship. They will need to pass a drugs and alcohol test before starting the apprenticeship.

About the employer

Training & Apprenticeships in Construction Ltd (TrAC) is a DfE approved Flexi Job Apprenticeship Agency who will employ you for the duration of the apprenticeship and pay your salary. You should be aware that you will be placed with a host employer but you will not be employed by them. Your placement may change during the course of your apprenticeship but TrAC will employ you throughout, as well as continuing to support you into employment or further learning at the end of your apprenticeship.




9 Francis Bird Place

St. Leonards-On-Sea

TN37 7GJ


Sue Appleby

01603 972286

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Interior systems installer

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Apr 2024