Apprenticeship in Fenestration Installation (Glass Fitting)

Apprenticeship in Fenestration Installation (Glass Fitting)

Duration: 12-18 months
Course ID: Installation of Windows, doors and conservatories Level 2
Qualification: Apprenticeship in Fenestration Installation (Glass Fitting)
Entry requirements: As outlined
Costs: Cost to the employer: depending on the age of the apprentice and the size of the company the employer may need to contribute 5% which would be paid in instalments Cost to the individual: £0

Why this apprenticeship?

Do you like working in a hands-on environment? Do you like learning in a more practical way? Are you a hard worker and prepared to work outside in all weathers?

If so the glass industry might be for you!

The Level 2 apprenticeship in Fenestration Installation is a recognised qualification across the glass industry.

This would be delivered one day a week at Hull Training and Adult Education, the rest of the time would be on site with your employer.

You would learn the basics of the glass industry and once your skills have been developed we would move on to more advanced skills.

Entry requirements

You need to be aged 16 years and over
GCSE’s at grade’s 9 – 4 in Maths and English (A – C)
You do not need any prior fenestration qualifications but you do need to be employed to start this course.
If you are not employed then we can help look for an employer.

Course Content

During this course you will learn a full range of skills that a qualified installer needs including:

Health safety and Welfare in the glass industry
Understanding the Building regulations in the Fenestration (Glass) industry.
Install windows, doors and door units
Install conservatories
Prepare the site, equipment and tools for installation

You will work towards gaining an apprenticeship standard in Fenestration.  The apprenticeship standard contains a list of skills, knowledge and behaviours you will need to have learnt by the end of your  apprenticeship.  Standards are occupation focused; they are not qualification-led. The learning happens throughout the apprenticeship and you are assessed at the end of your apprenticeship. It is at this point you will need to prove you can carry out all aspects of the job.  This is called the End Point Assessment  (EPA).

What qualification will I achieve?

You would achieve a Level 2 Standard Fenestration Installation
You would work towards gaining your CSCS card (Health and Safety)
You have to continue working on your English and maths if you did not get a 4 or above at GCSE, we have a dedicated team who would support you through those qualifications.

What can I do after this apprenticeship – potential careers?

Qualified Glass installer
Glass maintenance company
Conservatory installer
Installer of glass units




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