This qualification 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 endure that there is a high degree of flexibility in the qualifications, although there are common units in the mandatory section of the qualification. The standard covers the most important aspects of the job. This qualification is at Level 2, although some QCF qualifications have units at different levels, and should be taken by those who are fully trained to deal with routine assignments. Candidates should require minimum supervision in undertaking the job.
A further qualification that covers the Fabrication of Glass Supporting Structures at Level 3 is also available.
Candidates for this qualification will primarily be working in fabrication factories with non glass materials or semi finished products
Candidates could have jobs entitled:
Curtain Walling Fabricator
Window and Door Maker
Screen Walling Fabricator
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