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 cover the processing fabrication 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 qualification, although there are common units in the mandatory section of the qualification. The standard covers the most important aspects of the job. Completion of this Level 3 qualification requires candidates to show they have the skills and knowledge to work unsupervised in completing their work and should also have the ability and experience to deal with problems that can occur. Level 3 candidates are often expected to provide advice, support and guidance to colleagues, particularly those with less experience.
A further qualification that covers Production of Glass Supporting Fabrication at Level 3 is also available.
Candidates for this qualification could be assessed in the context of fabricating Windows and Doors, Curtain Walling, Screen Walling or Conservatories. Candidates for this qualification will primarily be:
• Working in frame fabrication factories • Working with non glass materials or semi-finished products Candidates could have jobs entitled: • Aluminium Fabricator • PVCu Fabricator • Conservatory Fabricator • Screen Walling Fabricator • Curtain Walling Fabricator • Window and Door Maker • Fabricator • Window Fabricator • Framemaker
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