Interested in working in the construction industry? Sign up for a local site tour.
Wates Group are proud participants of Open Doors, an industry-wide initiative to open live building sites to the public for one week in March.
With 179,000 jobs to be created across the UK by 2021 the scheme is intended to inspire people to choose a career in construction wherever they are in the journey – be it school leavers, graduates or career changers and returners.
Construction enables you to make your mark on the world, whether it be designing a family home, laying the foundations for a hospital or to shop fitting one of the latest cutting edge fashion stores. There are thousands of opportunities for successful, long-term careers in construction waiting to be seized.
Here are some quick facts:
• Working in the construction industry can boost your earning potential. On average you can earn over £40,000 per year as a quantity surveyor, project manager or civil engineer
• 2.6 million people work in construction. 179,00 new jobs will be created in the industry by 2021. Demand is projected to be particularly strong for construction project managers (2.0% a year on average), architects (1.7%), construction trade supervisors (1.5%), plant operatives (1.4%), and civil engineers (1.4%)