A shop fitter will install fixtures and fittings in offices, shops, restaurants, bars and more. They will have to work to deadlines to complete the work in time for the premises to open, this may mean working nights and weekends.
A good standard education with reasonable GCSE grades. You may be able to get into this career through general work experience in construction or decoration - you would usually need a background in a construction trade, like carpentry and joinery.
You could also do a college course in construction to help you access this role or get in through an apprenticeship.
- Good practical skills
- Ability to work as part of a team or on your own initiative
- Good numerical skills
- Ability to follow technical drawings and plans
- Attention to detail
- Reasonable level of fitness
£13,500 to £30,000