ABOUT CONSTRUCTION AND MANAGEMENT

Do you want a job where you can work with your hands? Like being outside and not in an office space? Then a career in construction and management sounds like your path!

Employers will still want to see grades in Maths and English if you pursue this trade area. 

You will get great job satisfaction from this career path with a chance of really exploring your career options opening doors to even start your own business and become self employed.

 

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SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURS

Skills within this area can vary in each role. Employers will often seek these generic skills in this area:

  • knowledge of building and construction
  • to be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • the ability to use, repair and maintain machines and tools
  • the ability to work well with your hands
  • the ability to work well with others
  • patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • the ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure
  • knowledge of maths
  • to be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device

Construction can be hard work with long hours sometimes in the evenings and weekends but you can expect a comfortable wage whilst earning skills that will always be needed.

Builders, carpenters, site supervisors these types of jobs will always be around which makes this construction and management one of the most stable and secure career paths.  

 

CAREER PATH AND PROGRESSION

There are so many great things to come out of a career in construction.

You could become a site supervisor, self-employed builder, painter and decorator, construction manager and more!

Remember you will need to be relatively fit for this kind of career as it requires quite a lot of manual work. With hard work comes great rewards! 

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