Course at a glance

Subject Area:

Drylining

Attendance:

Apprenticeship

Qualification:

Level 2 Standard

Course Start:

Flexible

Course Length:

24 months

Location:

North Street Campus

Cost:

Funding band - £14,000
Non-levy payers will contribute 5%
Employers pay the course cost


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Course overview

This Interior Systems Installer Apprenticeship is available to anyone aged over 16, who is working or has secured employment in the industry.

The College is offering the drylining pathway, which covers the methods to install different drylining systems that form the walls and rooms within a building, often used to hide wires and pipes whilst improving acoustics and create space for insulation.

The Interior Systems sector alone has over 35,000 operatives working on extremely diverse projects in hotels, schools, airports, football stadiums, hospitals, shopping centres as well as iconic structures which are known throughout the world and include Canary Wharf, the Olympic Stadium, Battersea Power Station and the Shard.

The course is delivered in partnership with British Gypsum who will be providing the College with materials and expertise, and apprentices will benefit from using industry standard products.

British Gypsum


What skills and qualities do apprentices need?

  • Team work: work effectively without supervision and give leadership to others – being willing to lead a team.
  • Adaptability: be able to implement change and adjust existing requirements to meet the work instructions.
  • Effective communication: oral, written, listening, body language, presentation – especially in working with others

What would apprentices learn at College?

  • General principles of building design and regulation
  • Measure and set out from drawings provided and check vertical and horizontal datum.
  • Select the appropriate materials, tools and equipment in accordance with the specification requirements and or manufacturer specific instructions.
  • Safely and correctly operate tools and equipment, plant and machinery appropriate for use
  • Apply fire and acoustic mastic seals in accordance with specification, designs details and manufacturers recommendations
  • Install dry lining systems to metal and stud partitions framed wall linings, framed and frameless beam and column encasements.

You can read more about the standard and what the qualification covers here.

No matter what level you are currently working at, you will be expected to further your skills in Maths and English.


Entry requirements

You should be aged 16 or over and ideally already be employed or have secured a work placement, however we may be able to help you with this. Good GCSEs are recommended and you will be required to sit a skills assessment.

To search and apply for apprenticeship vacancies visit the national apprenticeship vacancy website.

If you are aged 16-18 and you are unable to find an apprenticeship, you can apply for a study programme and switch over at any point when you do find one.


Information for employers

If you are considering taking on an apprentice and would like to find out more about the Level 2 Interior Systems Installer Apprenticeship please get in touch with the Apprenticeship Team.

They will be able to advise you on the course content, offer advice for levy and non-levy payers and provide details on the end point assessment (EPA).

From 1st April 2021 all employers are required to use the government apprenticeship service to secure funding for any apprentices they wish to employ.  Apprentices will be unable to start their course at college without reserving funding. 

We can assist you with this process by providing informative emails, videos and telephone assistance, please get in touch to find out more.

Call:

0113 222 6041

Email:

wblinfo@lcb.ac.uk


Current Vacancies

Current vacancies from employers we work with will be shown here.

If none are showing, you can search and register for job alerts on the apprenticeship vacancy website.


Next steps

After completing this course there are a number of options available, depending on your final grade you could move onto a level 3 apprenticeship, into higher education or seek permanent employment.

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