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Window Fitter

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Window fitters install new or replacement windows and doors in houses and commercial premises. They work with wood, aluminium, UPVC and glass. They work in small teams, often a fitter and an assistant.

The Work

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Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

There is a minimum wage for apprentices in Scotland. As of June 2022 the Building and Allied Trades Joint Industrial Council (BATJIC) rates for a 2-year apprenticeship based on a 39-hour week are:

Year 1 – £219.87 (£5.64 an hour)
Year 2 – £292.61 (£7.50 an hour).

Please note these rates may vary if the Apprentice is 21 years old or over and has completed the first year of their apprenticeship. National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) will apply.

Once qualified, salaries can range from £350 to over £800 a week. You may get extra allowances for overtime.

Conditions

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Getting In

Look for jobs with a glazing or window fitting company, with a company specialising in building conservatories, or with a building contractor.

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland

  Scotland
2022
1847
1.8 %
FALL
2027
1814

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What Does it Take?

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Training

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