This qualification is aimed at those who work as Installers and Surveyors of windows and doors, or conservatories or curtain walling, and is available with 2 pathways to achievement, Installer and Surveyor.
It is not expected that all Installers carry out the same activities, or that Installers and Surveyors carry out the same duties: the optional units are structured to ensure that all those employed in the industry have equal opportunity to achieve the relevant qualification, each pathway has its own group of units in a separate option group, although they both share common units in the mandatory section of the qualification. The standards cover the most important aspects of the job. This qualification is at Level 3, and should be taken by those who are experienced Installers or Surveyors, capable of dealing with a wide range of problems, including working with installations that have complex requirements. Candidates will often take a technical supervisory role, particularly in relation to less-experienced Installers or Surveyors. They will also work closely with customers and have well-developed customer service skills. A further qualification for Fenestration Installation at Level 2 is also available.
Candidates for this qualification could be assessed installing or surveying in the context of windows and doors, curtain walling, screen walling, or conservatories.
Candidates for this qualification will primarily be: Candidates are likely to have jobs entitled: • working on customers’ premises • Architectural Glazing Installer • installing glass supporting systems • Conservatory Installer • surveying glass supporting systems • Curtain Walling Installer • Installation Specialist • Leading Hand • Team Leader • Surveyor – fenestration systems
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