How to become a carpet fitter and floor layer
You can get into this job through:
- a college course
- an apprenticeship
- applying directly
- training with a professional body
You can do a college course like a T level for Floorlayers.
- 4 or 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English and maths for a T level
You can start by doing a floorlayer intermediate apprenticeship.
You'll usually need:
- some GCSEs, usually including English and maths, or equivalent, for an intermediate apprenticeship
You could apply directly to work as a carpet fitter and floor layer. Employers will expect you to have practical skills and be good with numbers.
You can do courses through a professional body such as The Flooring Industry Training Association. This may help you to find work as a trainee with a carpet fitting and floor laying company.