Safety net riggers assemble, install, position and secure safety nets for a variety of construction projects.
- Trainee and newly trained safety net riggers can earn in the region of £20,000 to £25,000
- Trained with experience, safety net riggers can earn in the region of £26,000 to £35,000
- Senior safety net riggers can earn in excess of of £35,000
Salaries typically range depending on location and level of responsibility. Self employed Safety Net Riggers set their own pay rates.
Qualifications and Training
No formal entry qualifications are required to become a Safety Net Rigger although a good understanding of maths and English are helpful.
Training will be with an employer and many will favour some site experience.
Firstly you will need to obtain your Fall Arrest Safety Equipment Training (FASET) from an authorised centre. Once sufficiently experienced, you can move on to an NVQ or SVQ in Safety Net Rigging.
From trainee through to experienced status, Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Safety Net Rigger cards are available at all stages as evidence of professional capability.