- On site, Workshop, Hands-on, Heights, Building
- Salary Range: £16,000 - £26,000
- Nation: England & Wales
Most of the work of a ceiling fixer is done on new or refurbished commercial developments such as offices, shops and factories; but some work is on bigger projects like new hospitals, schools and indoor arenas.
This role involves fitting suspended ceilings which often hide
ductwork, cabling and pipe work, air-conditioning and other
All the work undertaken is indoors but you could be working high
up, so being confident with heights is important.
You'll also need to be technically sound as you'll be reading
plans and drawings and you need to be good at managing your time
efficiently. You'll also need to be precise, accurate and able to
There are no formal requirements although it would help to have
GCSE's in English or Welsh and Maths at A*-C (Applications from
students with the Foundation or Intermediate Welsh Baccalaureate
are also welcomed).
(This is a guide to the average salary a fully qualified and
experienced person might expect to get.)
£16,000 - £26,000
There is the opportunity for progression to:
- Apprenticeship (level 3) in Ceiling Fixing
After gaining work experience, there are also opportunities to
progress into occupational work supervision management or technical
Find out more about
this role from an apprentice's point of view