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Access floorers install raised floor systems. This can include just about any project that requires raised floorings – from houses to nightclubs to airports.
Average salaries are in the region of £20,000.00 to £30,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location / employer
Access floorers install raised floor systems. This can include just about any project that requires raised floorings – from houses to nightclubs to airports.These raised floor systems help to hide electrical and computer cables while also providing easy access to them.
Working in construction as an access floorer, you would work alongside many other construction professionals including electricians and plumbers.
As with some other construction jobs, this is a fairly physically demanding role, with lots of kneeling down, lifting and carrying involved.
Many access floorers work around 40 hours a week, which could also involve evenings and weekends.
Salaries typically depend on location, employer and any overtime that you may do. Self-employed access floorers set their own pay rates.
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There are no formal academic qualifications necessary to become an access floorer, though it is generally recommended to achieve a GCSE in mathematics and English at grade C or above – Standard Grades, National 4/5s.
For information on the access floorer role in Scotland please visit the SDS website 'My World of Work'.
However, there are some vocational qualifications that can help you gain a job as an access floorer.
These include Level 2 SVQ/NVQ Diploma in Interior Systems (Access Flooring) which contains units in:
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The UK construction industry will need an additional 1,070 floorers (which includes access flooring) to meet demand every year from 2016 until 2020 – according to the latest Construction Skills Network research (LMI). The majority of the demand for these construction jobs will be in the North West, Greater London and South East.
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