How to become a construction plant hire adviser
You can get into this job through:
- an apprenticeship
- applying directly
You can do a hire controller intermediate apprenticeship.
There are no set entry requirements but it may help you to get in if you have:
- some GCSEs, usually including English and maths, or equivalent, for an intermediate apprenticeship
You could apply directly to work as a plant hire adviser.
Employers usually look for experience in construction, warehousing or retail. Strong customer service and administration skills will also be helpful.
You may find it useful to have GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), including English and maths.
Professional and industry bodies
You could join the Hire Association Europe for training opportunities and to make industry contacts.
You can find out more about working in construction equipment hire from Go Construct.