- On site, Workshop, Hands-on, Team work, Building
- Salary Range: £21,000 - £25,000
- Nation: England & Wales
Industrial concrete flooring operatives work in commercial areas and lay concrete floors to exact measurements.
Concrete flooring operatives are mainly involved in laying
concrete floors or fine concrete screed, which can incorporate
chemicals or synthetic resins to provide a tough and durable sealed
The job is physically demanding so you need to be reasonably
fit, as well as being practical and good with your hands so you can
operate the specialist machinery.
You need to be co-operative and team-orientated and have good
numeracy skills as you will be calculating surface areas and
volumes. You also need to be able to read plans, diagrams and
Some time may be taken up travelling between different work
sites and projects, so a driving licence may be useful.
There are no formal requirements although GCSE/Standard Grades
in Maths, English/Welsh and Technology will be helpful for the
calculations, measurements and theory.
(Applications from students with the Foundation/Intermediate
Welsh Baccalaureate are also welcomed).
(This is a guide to the average salary a fully qualified and
experienced person might expect to get.)
£21,000 - £25,000
National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ) are available in In
- Concrete layer Level 2 NVQ
- Concrete Finisher Level 2 NVQ
- Concrete Plant Operator Level 2 NVQ
After a few years' experience, Resin Flooring Operatives often
progress towards a supervisory role and an NVQ in Occupational Work
Supervision is also available.
More information is available from Association of Concrete
Industrial Flooring Contractors at: www.acifc.org/index.asp