- On site, Workshop, Hands-on, Team work, Heights, Building
- Salary Range: £20,500 - £25,000
- Nation: Scotland
Resin floor operatives work on construction sites, or in commercial or domestic areas, and lay resin floors to exact measurements.
There are many types of resin flooring systems, from 300 micron
floor coatings to a 10mm terrazzo.
All systems are mixed and laid where they are needed, which is
called "in situ" in both industrial and commercial environments.
Resin floor layers have the specialist skills needed to produce the
right surface finish to meet specific deadlines.
The job is physically demanding so you'll need to be reasonably
fit, as well as practical and good with your hands so you can
operate the specialist machinery.
You'll need to be co-operative, team-orientated and have good
numeracy skills as you will be calculating surface areas and
volumes. You also have 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 Standard Grades in
Maths and English may be helpful for the calculations, measurements
(This is a guide to the average salary a fully qualified and
experienced person might expect to get.)
£20,500 - £25,000
Apprentices study towards SVQ Level 2, with on and off the job
If you decide to progress into supervisory, design or management
roles there are opportunities to study for:
- Technical, supervisory and management SVQ qualifications
(SCQF Levels 6 to11)
- HNC Construction or a number of other built environment HNC/HND
qualifications (SCQF Levels 7 or 8)
- Degree level qualifications in a number of construction
disciplines (SCQF Levels 9 to 12)
Take a look at the range of progression opportunities
More information is available from the Resin Flooring
Association at: www.ferfa.org.uk