Reference Quantity: ST0060

Particulars of normal

Occupation title

Constructing Companies Engineering Ductwork Installer

Occupational profile

Constructing Companies Engineering makes buildings work. It’s a specialist department of engineering throughout the building sector.

Ductwork methods present clear air and/or take away used air, and transfer temperature managed air across the inside buildings as a part of a constructing’s air flow and life security methods.

Ductwork Installers set up and keep ductwork methods in giant industrial and industrial buildings together with workplace blocks, factories, faculties, airports and hospitals.

Ductwork installers use their expertise to assemble, set up, pre-commission, put together for testing and restore ductwork constructed from a variety of supplies.

Ductwork Installers are capable of work inside new construct building websites and current buildings underneath shut however not fixed supervision in probably the most environment friendly and economical method. They will need to have a primary data of the methods and the way the elements inside methods relate to one another in addition to with the ability to:

  • plan and undertake allotted work duties to put in system elements;
  • help in pre-commission and de-commissioning.

Necessities Data, Abilities and Behaviours

The Ductwork Installer will perceive:


What’s required

Working Safely

  • Secure working practices making use of to themselves and others.

Ductwork rules

  • Fundamental working rules underpinning ductwork methods together with related specs e.g. measurement and strain classification and supplies.
  • The necessity for ductwork system cleanliness throughout the set up course of.

Working Sustainably

  • Environmental safety measures related to ductwork set up with regard to efficient use of fabric sources and waste administration.

Making ready

  • How one can put together work areas to undertake allotted ductwork set up.

Putting in Ductwork Methods

  • The set up, meeting, positioning, becoming, pre-commissioning, de-commissioning and making ready for testing strategies and processes for ductwork methods, and related plant and gear.
  • Rectangular, round and flat oval, plastic, fire-rated, air dealing with models and native exhaust air flow ductwork system elements.
  • How elements relate to one another inside ductwork methods.
The Ductwork Installer will:


What’s required

Working Safely

  • Apply related security laws, codes of follow and protected working practices to self and others in constructing companies engineering working environments.

Making ready and Working Sustainably

  • Put together work areas in new and current websites to undertake allotted ductwork part set up work duties.
  • Undertake the set up of system elements in methods which use sources effectively, to finish allotted work duties successfully, safely and with consideration to environmental influence utilizing trade recognised requirements.

Putting in Ductwork Methods

  • Apply set up, meeting, positioning, becoming and pre-testing strategies on; rectangular, round and flat oval, air dealing with unit, fire-rated and native exhaust air flow ductwork system elements, to trade recognised requirements.
  • Undertake allotted work duties within the pre/decommissioning of ductwork methods.

Downside fixing

  • Clear up issues inside their scope of duty.
  • Determine, consider and report issues by the applying of technical expertise and data.


What’s required

Speaking successfully

  • Use oral, written and digital strategies to speak info with work colleagues, different tradespeople, purchasers’ representatives, supervisors, and different members of the constructing companies engineering and wider building group.

Working Successfully and Effectively

  • Work reliably and successfully underneath shut, however not fixed supervision to the suitable trade recognised practices and pay attention to the wants and issues of others, particularly the place associated to range and equality.
  • Symbolize self and firm in an applicable method.

Taking Duty

  • Settle for duty for their very own work.

Working with Others

  • Work successfully with colleagues, different tradespeople, purchasers, suppliers and the general public.

Persevering with Private Improvement

  • Keep and improve competence in personal space.

Working Ethically

  • Train obligations in an moral method.


It’s unlikely that people getting into this apprenticeship with out earlier expertise will full the apprenticeship in lower than 24 months.

Entry Necessities and  {Qualifications}:

Particular person employers will establish any related entry necessities by way of earlier {qualifications}, trainability exams, or different standards. Apprentices that haven’t beforehand achieved degree 2 English and maths, should at least obtain degree 1 English and maths and take the check for degree 2. 


It is a degree 2 Apprenticeship. 

Evaluate date:

This Apprenticeship commonplace will likely be reviewed in three years.



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