How to become a construction plant hire adviser
You can get into this job through:
- a college course
- an apprenticeship
- applying directly
You could do a college course, for example:
- T level for Hire Controllers
This course would teach you some of the skills needed for this work. You could then try to find a trainee job with a plant hire company.
- 4 or 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English and maths for a T level
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.