Building Services Engineering Ductwork Craftsperson
As a Ductwork Craftsperson, you’ll install and service building ventilation systems, which provide clean air and/or remove used air, and move temperature controlled air around the inside of buildings as part of a building’s ventilation and life safety systems.
You will plan, organise, undertake, complete and oversee the installation and maintenance of ductwork systems in large industrial and commercial buildings including office blocks, factories, schools, airports and hospitals.
You’ll also interact with the latest technologies, such as building information modelling, and learn to understand and interpret drawings.
The most important element is adhering to safe working practices without endangering themselves or others.
Top 5 Tasks
- Oversee the installation and maintenance of ductwork systems
- Set, identify and establish the requirements of the job
- Liaise and work with other trades, suppliers and clients
- Use the latest technology to improve the system
- Solve problems.
Newly trained ductwork craftsperson can earn in the region of £24,000 – £28,000.
Most experienced ductwork craftsperson can earn in the region of £41,000.
Salaries depend on location, employer and level of responsibility.
Am I Suited?
- Problem solver
- Efficient, yet effective
- Excellent communicator
Individual employers will identify any relevant entry requirements in terms of previous qualifications, trainability tests, or other criteria. Most candidates will have English and maths at GCSE level (9 to 4) and other GCSEs at the same grade.
You can also get into this job through an:
- intermediate apprenticeship as a building services engineering installer
- advanced apprenticeship as a building services engineering craftsperson.