Labourer job description
Labourer carries out various manual jobs on construction site.
Average salary per year
Average range salary per year
£12,000 - £27,000
1. How to become – cards and qualifications required for labourers
There are no set qualifications to become a labourer.
You will need to have a CSCS card to work on a construction site. Please see the below CSCS cards available for labourers and links for more information.
The entry CSCS card you will need is the Green CSCS Card (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) to work on a construction site.
To obtain a CSCS card please click the below button to find your nearest CSCS test centre.
2. Skills duties
Skills you will need:
- Working at heights
- Team work and attention to detail
- HSE – health and safety rules
- Steel fixing
- Steel piling
- Road working
- Kerb laying
3. Career progression
- Site supervision
- Team leader
- Construction manager
- Site estimating
|Experienced||£16,000 – £22,000|
Salaries depend on location, employer and any overtime you may do. Self-employed general construction operatives set their own pay rates.