In light of recent research, it was revealed that the global construction industry will be worth an outstanding US$10.3 trillion by 2020. Electrical Direct have given us an insight into how tradesmen salaries and entry routes vary around the globe.
Training to be a carpenter
One thing remains the same around the world when training to become a carpenter – on-the-job training is key. To become a carpenter in the UK, Level 1 and 2 NVQ Certificates must be gained in relevant subjects. The most common subjects tend to be Basic Construction, Wood Occupations and Site Carpentry. The highest paid