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Open Doors 2019 – Come and visit our sites this coming March.

Wates is a proud member of Open Doors – an industry wide initiative offering live building site tours to any members of the public though 18-23 March 2019, as well as information and advice for job seekers and the wider public.

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%)

Want to get involved in open doors? Book your free guided local site click here

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