Kitchen fitters require a broad set of skills to do the job correctly. Our tips and advice will help you understand how you can gain new qualifications to do more as an installer. Kitchen and bathroom fitters will install suites in people’s homes or in commercial properties like offices etc. This is the sort of job a practical thinker would enjoy, with rewarding end results. To become a kitchen and bathroom fitter you will need multiple qualifications in a few different trades (Plumbing, Gas and electrical installation). You may also require other skills in things like Joinery or plastering. It’s beneficial to you if you have multiple skills, as you can earn more and the client won’t have to bring in other tradesmen. You may also require other skills in things like Joinery or plastering. It’s beneficial to you if you have multiple skills, as you can earn more and the client won’t have to bring in other tradesmen. Usually operatives come into this line of work with a high level of experience. Becoming a kitchen and bathroom fitter is often a logical next step when a certain level of expertise in a relevant trade has been reached.Back to Insights
For those with experienceIf you are already working as a kitchen and bathroom fitter there are a few things that you should consider in order to develop your skills and progress your career.Domestic Electrical Installer course which includes Part P, 18th Edition and Initial verification, testing and certification of electrical installations which will allow you to join a competent persons’ scheme (ie, NAPIT).Domestic Gas Heating Installer courses. If you already have the plumbing skills we offer a 4 week course, the best option for kitchen and bathroom fitters.
- CSCS Card
- Health and Safety