Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of general labouring and construction duties to assist building, civil engineering and related trades workers in the performance of their tasks.
No academic qualifications are required. Training is typically provided on-the-job. NVQs/SVQs in a variety of construction and craft occupations are available at Levels 1, 2 and 3.
Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £15,000 per annum and can progress up to £27,000 per annum.
There are currently 21,173 employed Elementary Construction Occupations in the region.