This qualification is aimed at those who undertake work to produce fabricated products such as door and window frames and units, conservatories, and glazing systems used in curtain walling etc. Units in this qualification cover the processing and fabricating of frames by joining and assembly.
This qualification is at Level 2, and should be taken by those who are fully trained to deal with routine assignments. Candidates should require minimum supervision in undertaking the job.
At Level 3, it is not expected that candidates working in this area all do the same activities: the qualification is structured to ensure that there is a high degree of flexibility in the qualification, although there are common units in the mandatory section of the qualification. The standard covers the most important aspects of the job. This qualification is at Level 3, and should be taken by those who are experienced fabricators. Candidates will often take a supervisory role, particularly in relation to less-experienced workers.