Helping a young person choose a suitable career

An interesting career

A career in construction can be rewarding, varied and interesting with lots of career progression.

What kind of career is it?

If a young person in your care is looking for a respected, established and well paid career, which includes one or more of the following, then they should consider a Construction Apprenticeship:

  • Teamwork
  • Working outdoors
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Using your initiative
  • Working to deadlines
  • Health and safety
  • Problem solving
  • Ability to learn and adapt to changing situations
  • Numeracy
  • Working under pressure
  • Negotiation skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Presenting skills
  • Motivating skills
  • Delegating
  • Lateral thinking
  • Budgeting/costing
  • Mentoring
  • IT/software packages e.g. CAD
  • People management

Find out how a CITB-ConstructionSkills Apprenticeship could be a good option