Step into Construction

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Start your career in construction

Have you ever considered a career in construction but not sure if it’s right for you? This two-week course will introduce you to the variety of roles available in the industry, and will give you the knowledge and skills you need to get started.

You’ll gain an insight into the sector and find out which parts are growing, and where you can take advantage of the emerging job opportunities to begin a career in construction.

Understand the different types of jobs in construction

Using employer insights, you’ll gain knowledge from those working in the industry and examine the different parts of the construction sector including skilled trades, and supervisory and professional jobs in the industry.

With this knowledge, you can identify which job roles you may be interested in.

You’ll explore the growing areas in the sector, the pathways you can take into construction and the progression routes you could follow once you start your career.

As well as assessing employment options, you’ll get insights on what it means being self-employed and running your own construction business, and how to go about searching for a job.

Receive a digital credential from City & Guilds

Once you have completed the course, you’ll be awarded a digital credential from City & Guilds, the market leader in providing qualifications and skills solutions within construction and building services engineering.

With your credential, you can search for live job opportunities and be signposted to organisations that City & Guilds has teamed up with to help you step into your next job in construction.

This course will help anyone considering a career in construction. It will introduce you to the sector and will help you understand the most in-demand employment and progression opportunities.