Concreters are the concrete artists! They pour, level, and finish concrete to create foundations, slabs, and other structures. With their precision and knowledge of concrete techniques, they produce strong and durable concrete work.
What does this job involve?
Setting up molds for concrete pouring
Installing steel or mesh for added strength
Pouring and spreading
Pouring concrete into forms and spreading it
Smoothing, levelling, and texturing the concrete surface
Applying curing agents to promote proper concrete hardening
Ensuring concrete meets specified standards
Adhering to safety protocols on construction sites
How do I get into this career?
The most common pathway is via a traineeship. It is highly recommended to seek work experience or reach out to businesses seeking trainees. A concreter can also start as a trade assistant or labourer, gaining experience which may count towards a qualification in the future.