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Formworker

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Formworkers make temporary structures from metal or wood, which are used to mould concrete. Wet cement is poured into the casts and left to set, before being removed to leave shaped pieces, such as beams and staircases, for use in constructions.

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 and with experience the rate can rise to around £19 an hour.

Conditions

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2023
12788
4.8 %
RISE
2028
13399
  United Kingdom
2023
120667
5.7 %
RISE
2028
127511

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

More Information

For more information please see organisations listed below: 

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

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