Chimney Engineers/Technicians ensures that domestic and site based chimneys and flues are installed and maintained to strict safety standards.
- At the beginning of their career, you can expect to earn £14,500 to £16,500
- As you progress in your career, you can earn up to around £35,000
Salaries typically depend on location, employer and level of responsibility.
Qualifications and Training
There are no formal requirements for qualifications although it would help to have GCSEs/ Standard grades in English and maths at A*-C, Welsh Baccalaureate or equivalent.
To become a qualified Chimney Engineer/Technician, it is usual to start as an engineer’s assistant or apprentice gaining valuable site experience and working towards the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Chimney Engineering qualification.