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Occupation title

Constructing Providers Engineering Ductwork Craftsperson

Occupational profile

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

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

Ductwork Craftspersons plan, organise, undertake, full and oversee the set up and upkeep of ductwork programs in giant industrial and business buildings together with workplace blocks, factories, colleges, airports and hospitals.

Ductwork Craftspersons use their expertise to assemble, set up, take a look at, restore, pre-commission, fee, handover and de-commission ductwork comprised of a variety of supplies, in addition to overseeing the work of others, and perceive the significance and performance of the system to be put in.  Interplay with the most recent applied sciences e.g. Constructing Info Modelling (BIM) and the flexibility to grasp and interpret drawings are important.

Ductwork Craftspersons have detailed data of the system’s working ideas in addition to having the ability to:

  • establish, set up and set the necessities of the job, whether or not from engineering drawings or consumer’s different directions;
  • liaise and work with different trades, suppliers and shoppers, as acceptable;
  • resolve issues inside the scope of the work they perform;
  • be certain that work undertaken by self and others complies with all related requirements and required stage of high quality
  • plan, monitor and help within the supply of labor programmes
  • contribute to consumer/different change as required.

They need to be capable to show competence within the well being and security, communication, high quality management and environmental necessities acceptable to their scope of labor.  Craftspersons are consumer going through as acceptable, representing their firm.

Craftspersons are capable of work inside new construct building websites and current buildings on their very own, proficiently and with out supervision in probably the most environment friendly and economical method. They need to adhere to secure working practices with out endangering themselves or others.

Necessities Data, Abilities and Behaviours

The Ductwork Craftsperson will perceive:


What’s required

Working Safely Related security laws and secure working practices making use of to themselves and others.
Ductwork ideas

Scientific ideas underpinning ductwork programs together with related specs e.g.measurement and strain classification and supplies.

The design, format and working ideas of ductwork programs.

The necessity for ductwork system cleanliness through the set up course of.

Working Sustainably

Environmental safety measures related to ductwork set up regarding the efficient use of fabric sources and waste administration.

Business implications of actions or omissions.

Planning and Getting ready

How one can plan and organise ductwork system work duties, together with the interpretation of engineering drawings.

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

How one can: utilise sources successfully together with the roles and tasks of related folks; oversee work; and plan secure work programmes for self and small groups putting in ductwork programs.

Putting in Ductwork

The set up, meeting, positioning, becoming, testing, pre-commissioning, commissioning, handover and decommissioning methods and processes for ductwork programs, and related plant and gear.

Rectangular, round and flat oval, plastic, fire-rated, air dealing with items and native exhaust air flow ductwork system elements, together with prefabricated and/or modularised elements and distribution programs.

How elements relate to one another inside ductwork programs.

Buyer Service The ideas of high-quality customer support and establishing the wants of others (colleagues, prospects and different stakeholders).

Totally different communication strategies, find out how to talk in a transparent, articulate and acceptable method and find out how to adapt communication model to go well with totally different conditions.

Perceive the ideas and alternatives for info communication know-how (ICT) programs, e.g. smartphone, tablets, apps.

The Ductwork Craftsperson will:


What’s required

Working Safely

Apply related security laws, codes of observe and secure working practices to self and others in constructing companies engineering working environments.

Planning, Getting ready and Working Sustainably

Plan and organise ductwork system work duties.

Put together work areas in new and current websites to undertake allotted ductwork element set up work duties.

Undertake the set up of ductwork system elements in methods which use sources effectively to finish work duties, successfully, safely and with consideration to environmental influence utilizing trade recognised requirements.

Putting in Ductwork

Apply set up, meeting, positioning, becoming and testing methods and oversee the work of others on: rectangular, round and flat oval, fire-rated, air dealing with items and native exhaust air flow ductwork system elements, together with prefabricated and/or modularised elements and distribution programs, to trade recognised requirements.

Undertake work duties in pre-commissioning, commissioning, handover and decommissioning of ductwork programs.

Take web site measurements to permit new objects of ductwork to be manufactured.

Perform on-site modifications as acceptable.

Drawback fixing and
determination making

Remedy issues inside their scope of duty and that of others underneath their management.

Determine, consider and implement options to issues by way of the applying of technical expertise and data, and report as acceptable.


Oversee the programme of labor and work surroundings, taking duty for the work, high quality, security and welfare of others.

Mentor and assist the educational and improvement of others.


What’s required


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

Working Successfully and Effectively

Work reliably and successfully with out supervision and concentrate on the wants and considerations of others, particularly the place associated to variety and equality.

Characterize self and firm in an acceptable method.

Taking Duty Settle for duty for the work of self and others underneath their management.

Settle for allocate and supervise technical and different duties.

Working with Others

Work successfully with colleagues, the general public, different tradespeople, shoppers’ representatives,
supervisors, and different members of the constructing companies engineering and wider building group.

Persevering with Private

Preserve and improve competence in personal space.
Working Ethically Train tasks in an moral method.


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

36 months and a typical completion time is more likely to be 48 months.

Enstrive Necessities and {Qualifications}

Particular person employers will establish any related entry necessities when it comes to earlier {qualifications}, trainability assessments, or different standards. Most candidates could have English and Arithmetic at stage 2 on entry. For apprentices that haven’t, they need to obtain stage 2 English and maths inside their apprenticeship.


This can be a stage 3 Apprenticeship.

Evaluation date

This Apprenticeship customary will likely be reviewed in three years.

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