How to become a carpet fitter and floor layer
You can get into this job through:
- an apprenticeship
- applying directly
- training with a professional body
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.