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Access floorer

Access floorers install raised floor systems. This can include just about any project that requires raised floorings – from houses to nightclubs to airports.

The role

  • Working alongside contractors and other construction workers
  • Providing solutions and strategies to clients
  • Interpreting drawings
  • Cleaning areas where flooring will be installed
  • Gluing and nailing floor coverings into place
  • Using specialist tools and access flooring techniques
  • Visiting and assessing potential new projects 
  • Many access floorers work around 40 hours a week, which could also involve evenings and weekends.

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 4 (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


  • Newly trained access floorers can earn in the region of £19,000 - £25,000
  • Trained with experience access floorers can earn in the region of £25,000 - £30,000 

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




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