How to become a yard person
You can get into this job through:
- an apprenticeship
- applying directly
You may be able to get into this job through an intermediate apprenticeship in warehousing and storage, or trade supplies.
You'll usually need:
- some GCSEs, usually including English and maths, or equivalent, for an intermediate apprenticeship
You could apply for jobs directly. Experience of warehouse work or labouring on a construction site would be helpful. You may need forklift truck training for some jobs.
You can find out more about yard work and trade supplies from Building Materials Careers.