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Framework Title: Engineering Construction
Level/s: 2
Issuing Authority: ECITB

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The Engineering Construction Foundation Apprenticeship Framework is recognised within the industry as an entry route for individuals to attain the minimum skills required to support work on engineering construction sites. It is particularly ideal as a progression route into the industry’s Level 3 Apprenticeship framework for those individuals who do not meet the Entry Criteria for the Level 3 Apprenticeship.

The framework provides users with consistent guidelines under which to work to achieve and maintain the standards and levels of knowledge and competencies required by the industry.

The occupations covered by this framework are as follows:

Supporting Engineering Construction Activities;
Supporting Welding Activities (includes Pipe and Plate Welding);
Supporting Mechanical Fitting Activities;
Steel Erecting;
Supporting Plating Activities;
Supporting Pipefitting Activities;
Project Control, Estimating, Planning & Cost Engineering;
Supporting Engineering Construction Operations.

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