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Construction Specialist: Accessing and Rigging

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £6,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Lightning Conductor Engineer
  • Scaffolder
  • Steeple jack
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • NVQ Diploma in Accessing Operations and Rigging (Construction)

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Diploma in Construction Occupations
  • Diploma in Lightning Conductor Engineering (Construction)
  • Diploma in Scaffolding
  • Diploma in Steeplejacking (Construction)

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.