Interior Systems Apprenticeship Level 2

Multi Trades Training

Interior Systems Apprenticeship

Interior Systems Apprenticeship (Level 2)

At Multi Trades Training we offer an on-site Interior Systems Apprenticeship (level 2) training available in the South East and Midlands area of the United Kingdom.



Typical Duration to Gateway:

24 months (this does not include EPA period)



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The principles of building design and regulations especially interface with internal construction. For example fire spreads through a building, how to hinder it and protect the structure. Noise nuisance, noise transfer, noise reverberation and to reduce it with improve acoustics; vibration and how to reduce it; the need for air and water barriers (Vapour Control Layer’s (VCL) Damp Proof Membrane’s (DPM).

The different methods to install dry lining systems to metal and stud partitions framed wall linings, framed and frameless beam and column encasements

The importance of health and safety & how to implement it whilst working on-site. This includes working at height and the use of access equipment (e.g scissor lifts, Mobile towers), asbestos awareness and manual handling. The appropriate additional Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

The importance of risk assessments, method and Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) assessments.

How to calculate quantity, length, area and wastage from sources such as setting out drawings, using BIM, digital working and Computer Aided Drawing (CAD)

How to choose the correct materials, components and equipment in-line with project specification (e.g. fire, acoustics, deflection requirements)

The tools, equipment, plant and machinery right for use in each project type. e.g. scaffold, Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs), nail gun, circular saw, lasers

The industry standards which cover the interior systems sector including, BS 8000-8:1994, BS 8000-0:2014, BS 5234-1:1992, BS EN 13964:2014 and FIS Best Practice Guidelines

How to utilise materials in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions

The importance of keeping clean and tidy working environment and the impact on zero/low carbon outcomes in the built environment

The importance of occupational health, mental health and how to deal with stress and conflict in the workplace, e.g. drugs and alcohol, face fit testing, dust, noise, vibration, asbestos

The various materials and components to install and finish drylining and plasterboard linings for example; panels, plasterboards, wallboards, thermal boards, glass reinforced gypsum board, fixings, fittings and metal sections


How to identify appropriate equipment and resources to install and finish drylining and plasterboard linings.

The various methods of installation and removal of drylining for the various manufacturers e.g. British Gypsum, Knauf, Siniat

The different levels of performance required for drylining and what is required to achieve specified acoustic and fire performance and protection

The various types of drylining systems for example twin walls, staggered studs, service shaft partitions, curved walls and walls over 3 metres

How to fix deflection heads

The different methods to install plasterboard linings

How to ensure that the existing substrate is suitable for the component being installed and that an appropriate fixing regime is used

The methods to form openings and junctions


How to measure and set out from drawings, checking vertical and horizontal datum

Select the appropriate materials, tools and equipment in accordance with the specification requirements and or manufacturer specific instructions

Safely and correctly operate tools and equipment including plant and machinery appropriate for use for example; scaffold, MEWPS, nail gun, circular saw, lasers

Apply fire and acoustic mastic seals in accordance with specification, designs details and manufacturers recommendations

How to precisely measure and cut components (e.g. metal sections, plasterboard, insulation, timber and plywood)

Appropriately fix components according to specifications and/or drawings

Effectively protect surround surfaces and segregate work areas and cutting areas

Install dry lining systems to metal and stud partitions framed wall linings, framed and frameless beam and column encasements

Clearly communicate with management, customers and colleagues including other trades onsite

Keep a clean and tidy environment, disposing of waste according to site procedures

Identify and select appropriate PPE for the task

Installing pattresses & insulation

Form service penetrations through partitions

Install primary channels or main runners to line, level and cut to length

Frame and fit access panels

Install drylining and plasterboard linings e.g. panels, plasterboards, metal sections, timber battens, wall, thermal and glass reinforced gypsum board, fixings and fittings

Selecting appropriate materials, tools and equipment for installing drylining and plasterboard linings

Install and remove drylining systems according to manufacturers guidelines e.g. British Gypsum, Knauf, Siniat

Form openings and junctions in accordance with drawing specifications

Carry out repairs to dry lining and plasterboard walls and ceilings in accordance with design details, specification and manufacturers recommendations

Form and fix standard deflection heads in accordance with manufactures standard details

Accurately measure and cut components

Appropriately fix all components according to specification/drawings

Install different types of drylining systems e.g. Twin walls, Staggered studs, Service shaft partitions, Curved walls, Walls over 3 metres high


Health and safety aware

An attention to detail

Be able to work with others employing the principles of equality and diversity

Focus on timekeeping and productivity

The ability to work alone taking responsibility for completing of designated work in agreed schedule

Working towards high quality of all work completed with an understanding of impact of defects

Required Qualifications

To qualify for this apprenticeship training you will need a level 1 in English and maths and take the test for level 2 for both prior to taking the end point assessment.

For individuals with an education, health and care plan or legacy statement the minimum requirement for the apprenticeship is a level 3 in English and maths. Sign language qualifications are an alternative to the English qualification.

How Our Interior Systems Apprenticeship Works

  • We deliver on-site construction trades training apprenticeships throughout the South East and Midlands
  • You will not need to attend college when undertaking apprenticeship training with Multi Trades Training, How? all assessments are on-site with our mobile training workshop and online theory lessons, this saves the apprentice a days pay a week and the improves employer availability
  • Our training can be tailored to the company or individuals needs, we believe that this approach is the best for both individuals
  • We can help you from start to finish e.g. writing a contract or sourcing funding. Our friendly and experienced team are always on hand to help you

What to Expect From Multi Trades Training

  • New flexible and innovative apprenticeship delivery
  • Deliver apprenticeships with the minimum amount of administration, form filling and fuss
  • Support where and when you need it
  • Electronic enrolment
  • Electronic contracts
  • Digital Apprenticeship Service manager
  • The whole apprenticeship training can be completed from your place of work

Is Our Interior Systems Apprenticeship Not What You’re Looking For?

We offer a range of on-site construction apprenticeships from carpentry, bricklaying, formwork, painting and decorating, groundwork, kitchen fitting, plastering, bench joinery, plant operating, fencing, cabinet making and interior systems whether you’re an employer or individual click here to view all of our apprenticeships.

We also offer fully online NVQs from bathroom and kitchen fitting, groundwork, painting and decorating, bench joinery 2 and 3, site supervisor, dry lining finishing, fixing and boarding, brickwork 2 and 3 and formwork.