What's involved 

A kitchen fitter installs kitchens in homes and businesses. Day to day duties include assembling units, fitting units and appliances, tiling floors and walls and clearing away any debris at the end of the job.

There are a lot of safety procedures to get to grips with, so they need to follow strict health and safety regulations at all times.

Skills required 

You'll need excellent practical skills and be able to follow technical drawings. You also have to be good at problem solving and need good communications skills to deal with customers.

Qualifications required 

There are no formal requirements although it would help to have GCSEs in English or Welsh and Maths at A*-C (Applications from students with the Foundation or Intermediate Welsh Baccalaureate are also welcomed).

Salary ranges 

(This is a guide to the average salary a fully qualified and experienced person might expect to get.)

£17,000 - £25,000

Progression routes 

After gaining work experience there are opportunities to progress into occupational work supervision, management or technical support areas.