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Dryliner

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Dryliners, or dryline fixers, put up internal walls in buildings using plasterboard sheets (drylining) and metal stud partitioning. They are used to divide large areas into smaller spaces, to cover up pipes and electrical cables and provide insulation and sound proofing.

The Work

You could be:

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 September 2017 the Scottish Building Apprenticeship and Training Council (SBATC) rates for a 2-year apprenticeship based on a 39-hour week are:

Year 1 – £165.75
Year 2 – £224.25.

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.

With experience you could earn up to £16.00 an hour. Overtime and shift allowances can increase earnings.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
1615
1.7 %
RISE
2023
1642
  United Kingdom
2018
16220
0.4 %
RISE
2023
16277

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS)
Tel: 0121 707 0077
E-mail: info@thefis.org
Website: http://www.thefis.org
Twitter: @fisorg
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Finishes-and-Interiors-Sector

Scottish Building Apprenticeship and Training Council (SBATC)
Tel: 0131 556 8866
E-mail: registrar@sbatc.co.uk
Website: http://www.sbatc.co.uk

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