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Bedroom fitters install bedroom furniture, including flat packs and bespoke build units.


Average salaries are in the region of £16,000.00 to £30,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location / employer

Career Profile

Bedroom fitters install bedroom furniture, including flat packs and bespoke build units.

What they do

As a bedroom fitter you could work on individual homes, large housing development projects or in hotels or other similar types of accommodation.

Typical tasks include:

  • Measuring out and assembling units
  • Fitting units and appliances
  • Laying floors and decorating walls
  • Measuring out work areas according to layout and design plans
  • Removing and disposing of old units and suites
  • Marking the location of hidden pipes and cables
  • Measuring and cutting worktops, recesses and joints
  • Fitting units and appliances
  • Clearing away debris at the end of the job

Salary:

  • Trained with experience, bedroom fitters can earn in the region of £17,000 - £29,200

Salaries typically depend on location, employer and any overtime you may do. Self-employed bedroom fitters set their own pay rates. 


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Qualifications & Training

There are no formal construction qualifications required to become a bedroom fitter, though it is generally advisable to obtain GCSEs in mathematics and English at a grade C or above.

In Scotland, there are jobs available in this occupation, however, there is currently no funded modern apprenticeship route to entry.

Some bedroom fitters will get into the job through completing a construction apprenticeship while others may choose to complete an installation course at college.

However, it is important to note that many employers like you to have some construction site experience before taking you on.  

Want to find out more?

Try our Matching Service for work experience opportunities in your local area, with new opportunities being added on a regular basis. 

Looking for a vacancy?

Here are some construction vacancy websites you may find useful: 

Indeed

Simply Hired

The number of job vacancies related to your preferred job role may vary daily, as these are external websites. Check regularly to see new opportunities as they are posted.

Career trends and forecasts

262,920 total people needed

The UK construction industry will need a total of 262920 wood trades and interior fit- out occupations (which includes bedroom fitters) to meet demand every year from 2017 until 2021, according to the latest Construction Skills Network research (LMI). The majority of this demand for constrtuction jobs will be in North West, West Midlands, and Wales.

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