Control circuit application
- Electrical wiring and control systems setting, testing and fault finding; and their integration with motors, control boards and safety sensors applicable to powered pedestrian doors.
- Measuring building openings and correctly positioning and fixing the door components and automatic drive unit. Connecting, adjusting and testing the installed system and relevant activation and safety sensors.
- Appropriate selection and correct use of hand and power tools: drills, laser level, powered saws, socket set, multi meter.
Safe working practices
- Dynamic hazards analysis and risk assessment during the working process, installation, commissioning, testing, fault diagnostics and servicing of powered pedestrian doors.
- Working with mechanical, electrical circuits and systems.
- Within the process of decommissioning and dismantling powered pedestrian doors - the safe disposal of equipment and waste transfer.
- Ability to interpret and apply door systems safety data using charts, tables and formulae. Ensuring maximum door speeds and kinetic energy levels are not exceeded.
Logical problem solver
- Employs systematic processes, and a logical approach to problem solving and technical challenges within powered pedestrian door applications.
- Sound understanding of Drive systems, electricity, sensors, switching technology, machinery safety and risk assessment.
Legislation, Regulations and Standards
- Understanding of relevant UK and international standards, technical and environmental legislation including health & safety, environmental protection and working with electrical circuits.
- Knowledge of industry Codes of Practice and other sources of up to date information and advice on technical safety and legislative aspects of their work: BS EN 16005:2012, BS7036 1996 Parts 1-5, BS7036-0 2014.
- Ability to understand assembly diagrams and architectural drawings, calculations for door speeds and energy levels, force gauges, charts, door settings and tables.
- Understanding of the function and operation of door system components and how they interact in a range of different systems and applications.
- Takes responsibility for personal presentation, work and interactions with colleagues, customers, suppliers and subcontractors.
- Willingness to learn and commitment to professional development and to applying principles of sound engineering.
- Self-disciplined approach to assessing, managing, mitigating and avoiding risk in a variety of situations to themselves, colleagues, the public and the environment.
Strong work ethic
- Positive ethical attitude and behaviours including reliability, willingness to take responsibility. Commitment to completing tasks and ability to work as part of a multi-disciplined team.
Focus on quality
- Attention to detail, following procedures, planning and preparation.
- Able to adapt to changes in conditions, technologies, situations and a wide variety of different working environments.
- Uses a range of communications methods effectively, positively and intimely fashion.
Apprentices without English or maths at Level 2 or above must achieve level 1 and take the tests for level 2 prior to the undertaking the end-point.
Typically 24 months.
Professional Qualifications / Recognition
This is a Level 2 apprenticeship.
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