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Window Fitter

Two window fitters carrying a fitted window panel in a customer's home

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

You could be:

Pay

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

As of June 2023 the Building and Allied Trades Joint Industrial Council (BATJIC) recommends the following rates for a 2-year apprenticeship based on a 39-hour week are:

Year 1 – £237.46 (£6.09 an hour)
Year 2 – £316.02 (£8.10 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 £900 a week or more. 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.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
2704
2.6 %
RISE
2029
2773
  United Kingdom
2024
38791
3.7 %
RISE
2029
40225

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

More Information

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Contacts

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