Closely related to dry lining, partitioners specifically work on installing interior walls to divide large floors in modern buildings for soundproofing, privacy and resistance to fire.
This speciality makes partitioners viable for a range of jobs, including work in offices, shops, schools, hospitals and large scale jobs like arenas.
Red CSCS Card
Green CSCS Card
NVQ Level 1
Blue CSCS Card
NVQ Level 2
Gold CSCS Card (Supervisors)
NVQ Level 3
Black CSCS Card (Managers)
NVQ Level 4
Why is this a Job for Me?
If you have a decent level of physical fitness, are comfortable working at heights and are able to accurately follow instructions.
Average Salary£17,000 - £36,000
- Organise your workplace in accordance with the latest health and safety regulations
- Be able to take measurements and understand measurement units
- Have a high level of physical fitness, with lots of heavy lifting of partitions required
- Able to read/quickly understand technical documentation
- Good communication skills
Partitioners work a normal 40 hour week, with evenings or weekends likely to be required depending on the type of contract you are fulfilling.
Level 2 NVQ
Diploma in Interior Systems (Construction) Partitioning
Movable Wall Installation
Assemble movable walls that help divide up larger spaces in a flexible way for alternative ways of creating space.
Operable Wall Installation
Create these versatile panels - fully insulated and soundproofed for dividing larger spaces.
Install these specialist curtains commonly either in an auditorium or gymnasium. These curtains are made of mesh for sound deadening purposes but are also lightweight and easy to move.
Glass Partition Walls
Construct these glass structures for use in locations such as airports and shops. These walls are an attractive feature that can be made clear or opaque depending on the nature of their use.
Sturdy shoes with a protective toe box and non-slip soles
Dry lining filling knife
Fills all holes, dents and cracked patches on a wall, roof or floor surface. Advisable to have a selection of different sizes for different jobs.
This small string suspended weight is used to test plumb lines. It stops swinging when perfectly vertical.
Widely used sealant gun that fastens gaps and cracks. Can be made of silicone or latex and used on materials such as wood, glass, metal and ceramics.
Helps to secure boards into place. Useful for precise and efficient work - a normal screwdriver set will be too slow.
Smooth off your work and the filler used in joints with this simple accessory.