- On site, Workshop, Hands-on, Heights, Building
- Salary Range: £15,000 - £25,000
- Nation: England & Wales
Primarily working outdoors, sealant applicators seal and maintain buildings both internally and externally.
Sealant applicators apply a variety of sealants to all types of
building joints; including door frames and windows, facades,
sanitary ware and structural bonding, including glass to
glass to provide air tight and waterproof seals.
They work on a wide range of building projects and have to
travel from job to job. Many different types of sealants are used,
depending on what has been specified by the client.
The Association of Sealant Applicators runs its own
apprenticeship scheme for trainee sealant applicators, which leads
to an NVQ Level 2 qualification.
You'll need to be good at working with your hands and be precise
There are no specific academic qualifications required to become
a sealant applicator.
Qualified Sealant Applicators can expect to earn in the region
of £15,000 - £25,000
After gaining work experience, there are opportunities to
progress into supervisory and management roles, and many sealant
applicators go on to set up their own companies.
Further information can be found at the Association of Sealant
Applicators on 01268 696878.