What will the apprentice be doing?
Key activities are the installation, routine maintenance, fault finding and repair, commissioning and de- commissioning of powered pedestrian doorsets.
An installer/servicer will be able to work on a range of powered doors such as sliding, swing, folding, balanced and revolving.
The work is carried out in a variety of applications supporting business activities in a wide variety of sectors. Providing barrier free building access supports businesses in meeting the requirements of the equality act, building security, providing user comfort and contributing to meeting environmental obligations. Generally powered pedestrian doors are found in buildings, for example offices, residential property, hospitals, transport interchanges, banks, education facilities and supermarkets. Installations can take place on new building sites, during refurbishment of buildings and in end user occupied buildings.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
After 24 months of on the job training and attending college the apprentice will gain an NVQ Level 2 in Powered Pedestrian Doors. In addition to this the appretice will gain their CSCS and EN16005 qualification.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Progression to a qualified Service or Installation engineer.
Reality CheckMust have a valid driving licence
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent ENGLISH (Grade 2) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 2) Essential