Steel fixer

Steel fixer

“A steel fixer assembles and installs steelworks required to strengthen reinforced concrete structures”

The primary role of a steel fixer is to assemble and erect the steel components required to strengthen reinforced concrete structures such as bridges, culverts, docks, industrial plants, power stations, railway stations, reservoirs, sub-ways, and water and sewage plants. As a steel fixer, you’ll work as part of a larger team on a construction project in which you’ll have responsibility for positioning, assembling and fixing different shapes and sizes of steel rebar of the correct specification and tolerances. You’ll be able to interpret contract information, drawings and specifications in order to assemble and install the components correctly. This apprenticeship will deliver sufficient competence, underpinning knowledge and understanding to allow you to meet the requirements of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme.

Duration: 18 months

Relevant school subjects: DT

Entry requirements: Depend on employer, but likely GCSEs or equivalent qualifications

Achievement upon completion: Level 2 (Intermediate)—equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C

Potential salary upon completion: £18,000 per annum

More information: instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/steel-fixer

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