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Piling Attendant

Helping install deep foundations to support large buildings and structures

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £15,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer

What apprentices will learn
  • operation of equipment such as concrete pumps, generators and compressors
  • driving, boring and forming piles in the ground for firm building support
  • maintenance of machinery and equipment
  • environmentally responsible practices
  • health and safety procedures for site work
Qualifications

Apprentices must have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G) before taking their end-point assessment. They must also have taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)

Professional registration

None specified

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.

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