Access floorers install raised floor systems. This can include just about any project that requires raised floorings – from houses to nightclubs to airports.
- Newly trained access floorers can earn in the region of £12,000 - £16,500
- Trained with experience access floorers can earn in the region of £20,000 - £30,000
Salaries typically depend on location, employer and any overtime that you may do. Self-employed access floorers set their own pay rates.
Qualifications and Training
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.
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:
- Installing raised access flooring systems in the workplace
- Removing and relocating raised access flooring systems in the workplace