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Why Work in the Scaffolding Industry?

Why Work in the Scaffolding Industry?

By on Feb 1, 2022 in Blog, Safety Decking, Scaffolding |

In the early months of 2022, it seems commonly acknowledged that the job market is booming. Many employers have reported a high demand for employees with there being a particular demand for workers in the manufacturing and construction industry. 

The Office of National Statistics have predicted they expect there to be another 12 million jobs being created in the next 10 years alone. 

With so many options available when it comes to employment, you might want to consider, why choose a job in the scaffolding industry? Being a well renowned supplier of scaffolding from Derbyshire, we are proud to highlight the many advantages of working in the scaffolding industry. 

And perhaps more importantly, we want to help you evaluate if you fit the profile of a future scaffolder.  


As anyone who has ever worked in the manufacturing industry more broadly would tell you, these jobs come with a certain element of teamwork and camaraderie. 

Many scaffolders cite working in a team being one of the most enjoyable aspects of the job. To work in the scaffolding industry you must ensure excellent channels of communication are upheld at all times for health and safety and efficiency purposes. Accompanying this is fact you have to work closely with your team members. By enacting this technique, tasks are completed to the highest possible standard. 


If you are tired of being stuck in one location whilst you work and want a career change; a career in scaffolding might be ideal for you. To erect scaffolding or to implement safety decking, you might have to travel quite a lot.

It might go without saying but you may need to travel in this job. Where you will be located will very much depend on where the demand for scaffolding is at its highest. 

Getting Physically Fit and Being Outdoors

If you enjoy fresh air and if you enjoy staying physically fit; working in scaffolding might be right up your street. 

Many scientists and researchers advise that spending more time outdoors increases your mood. Additionally, staying physically fit has many advantages. As well as having clear visual benefits; it is found that keeping fit also has a positive impact on your mental health. 

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So if you are thinking of changing your career, working in the scaffolding industry might be right for you. 

If you have any questions from what it’s like to work in the industry to our fantastic services which include access scaffolding in Derbyshire, do not hesitate to contact us.