According to statistics from the Considerate Constructors Scheme 2020 survey, 85% of industry professionals would recommend construction as a career to young people. There are many benefits of pursuing a career in a construction role.

The construction industry is a vibrant, diverse and growing industry. However, the labour shortage continues to cause problems for employers and contractors who are seeking the skilled individuals that they need. The industry demands an influx of tradespeople working in skilled construction roles, and indeed young and mature workers alike. With lots of job opportunities available, there’s never been a better time to kick start your career in construction.

When it comes to finding your specialisation, you have a vast range of trades to choose from. From engineering, plumbing and carpentry through to IT, roofing and electrical works, the construction industry demands a diverse talent pool. You can opt for a trade that appeals to your own areas of interest, talents and skills.