Ceiling fixer apprenticeship course
Duration: 24 months
Structure: 18 weeks of training over 18 months, plus on-the-job experience
Location: Inchinnan (Glasgow)
Start dates: Continuous start dates available
This apprenticeship course is for people who want to gain a vocational qualification in interior systems: ceiling fixing while gaining industry experience.
You’ll receive training in the theory of ceiling fixing, as well as enjoy comprehensive practical experience in the featured categories of training.
The course will cover practical principles in:
You’ll learn basic skills, knowledge and awareness in:
You’ll also focus on personal skills in:
Teaching and assessment
18 weeks of training delivered over 18 months.
Week 1: Remote induction carried out via Teams meeting.
Weeks 2 to 17: Theoretical and practical training at NCC Inchinnan in two-week blocks.
Week 18: Final assessment week at NCC Inchinnan.
Qualifications you gain
- Level 2 SVQ in Interior Systems: Ceiling Fixing
- CITB industry-specific training in ceiling fixing
- Modern Apprenticeship
Methods of assessment
You’ll be regularly assessed using a range of methods, including written assessment, practical assessment, verbal questioning and presentation, and multiple-choice testing. You’ll also be required to complete college-based and site-based activity journals. You’ll be given ongoing clear, direct and constructive feedback to enable you to make progress and successfully complete the course.
Mandatory entry requirements
Entry L3 Maths and English.
To help us assess your suitability for the course, you'll need to complete a skills learning exercise and possibly attend college for further tests.
The course involves:
- strenuous physical activity
- confined space working
- working at heights
- wearing PPE/RPE
- working to deadlines.
After this course
Following completion of the Modern Apprenticeship, candidates should be able to work as a dry lining ceiling fixer in the construction industry.