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Dry Lining/Interior Systems Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

An apprenticeship offers you the chance to earn a wage while you are employed and learning the practical skills required for the job. Once employment is secured, you will be trained ‘on the job’ and given the opportunity to develop your specialist construction skills in the area of interior systems.


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  • Course details, fees and dates

    Course Code TG0PJ / 10001

    How long is the course? 18 months

    Examining Body CITB

    Is an interview required? Yes

  • Who is this course for?

    This apprenticeship is aimed at students aged 16 and over who would like to pursue a technical career and gain a formal qualification.

    Any employment is challenging and an apprenticeship carries the extra demands of gaining your qualifications and being willing to continually update your knowledge and understanding and develop your skills. You will need to be conscientious, mature, reliable, self-motivated, committed and enthusiastic.

    This apprenticeship is for those who have a desire and aptitude to work in the following roles:

    • Dry Liner
    • Ceiling Fixer
    • Partitioner
    • Access Floorer
  • Am I qualified to join the course?

    Progress onto this apprentice will be from a range of routes, including:

    • The women and work sector pathways initiative (W&WSPI)
    • Previously worked in construction e.g. as a labourer
    • Completed a young apprenticeship scheme (14-16) in construction
    • Achieved a Construction and Built Environment Diploma (14–19)
    • Functional Skills English and Maths, or Key Skills Application of Number and Communication
    • Foundation Learning Tier (a construction craft occupation at Level 1)
    • A Levels and GCSEs
    • Construction Youth Trust that supports young people’s journey to work
  • What will the course cover?
    • L2 Diploma in Interior Systems (Construction)
    • L2 NVQ Diploma in Interior Systems
    • Employee Rights and Responsibilities – you will learn about your rights and responsibilities in the workplace. This will cover things such as health and safety, contract of employment and hours of work
    • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • What will I be able to do as a result of the course?
    • Install dry lining and encasements
    • Install dry lining partition and metal firring ceiling systems
    • Install proprietary partition systems
    • Install raised access flooring systems
    • Install suspended ceiling systems
    • Finish dry lining joints
    • Understand construction technology
    • Understand information, quantities and communication with others
    • Apply Health, safety and welfare processes in construction
  • How will I be taught?

    Apprenticeships are achieved through a blended learning approach, incorporating taught sessions, workplace learning and assessments. Each unit will be continually assessed. Most of an apprentice’s training is performed in the work place on the job but there will also be the need to complete off-the-job training within college by day release. You will receive one-to-one support, group teaching and advice from our team of qualified assessors and advisers.

  • How will I know I am progressing and how is the course assessed?

    You will be allocated an assessor whose role it is to evaluate your competency. When your assessor is satisfied that you have met all of the requirements for a unit they will confirm this by signing an evidence record sheet to show that the assessment is complete. The assessor will visit you in your work place on a regular basis. The apprenticeship is assessed by continuous assessment of practical, written and oral work, online testing, assessment in the workplace and through the production of a portfolio of work.

  • Will I have chance to get my own views across?

    You will have consistent contact with your assessor throughout the course. In addition, quarterly reviews with your assessor and workplace supervisor will you the opportunity to provide feedback on any aspect of the course. At the end of the course you will have the opportunity to evaluate your course by completing a questionnaire.

  • What can the course lead to?

    Upon completion of this apprenticeship there are clear routes into direct employment in line with the skills, experience and qualifications gained during the apprenticeship.

    There is not an advanced apprenticeship for interior systems as requirements of the occupational area are covered at this level.

    However, after gaining work experience there are opportunities to progress into occupational work supervision, management or technical support areas.

  • How do I apply?

    Please complete and submit the Apprenticeship Application Form, which should include an up to date reference. After the application form has been received an interview will be arranged. Start dates are set and are varied across the year and the interviews that will take place throughout the year are scheduled with consideration of these start dates.

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