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Erecting Steel Structures

Location

Mainland UK

Accreditation

NVQ

Duration

TBC

Valid for

Lifetime award

About this course

Preparing structural steel loads, platework assemblies, pipework assemblies and pre-formed platework loads for moving; lifting, moving and handling structural steel sections using a range of equipment (manual and automated); erecting/dismantling of structural steel sections, checking the installation of steel structures against specifications; preparing work areas, materials and equipment for steel erecting activities; determining technical and resource requirements to achieve objectives; health & safety in relation to all erecting activities.

Achievement of this qualification will provide opportunities to progress to further qualifications at Level 3 in Management. As part of lifelong learning ECITB encourages learner progression. This qualification offers employment opportunities as individuals are demonstrating occupational competence by qualification achievement. For further details on other qualifications available, see our List of Qualifications page.

The Rule of Combination (RoC) below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification.

Candidates must achieve 59 credits by completing all of the 8 mandatory units plus a minimum of 2 units and 9 credits from the optional units.

Mandatory Units

  • Contribute to effective working relationships in engineering construction

  • Work safely and minimise risk in engineering construction

  • Identify and deal with hazards and emergencies in the engineering construction work environment

  • Prepare structural steel loads for moving in engineering construction

  • Move structural steel loads in engineering construction

  • Position and erect steel structures in engineering construction

  • Erect structural steel sections in engineering construction

  • Check that the steel structure is installed to specification in engineering construction

Optional Units

  • Dismantle structural steel sections in engineering construction

  • Determine technical requirements to achieve steel erecting objectives in engineering construction

  • Determine resource requirements to achieve steel erecting objectives in engineering construction

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