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  • 15 August 2019

    Do I need A-levels to get into construction?

    If you’re thinking of studying a building or construction-related qualification, you might think you need an A-level in maths or physics. Find out more. ...
  • 06 August 2019

    SQA Results Day What Next?

    Ahead of today's Scottish Qualification Awards, we spoke to three people who chose a career in construction. We find out what motivated them and their start. ...
  • 05 June 2019

    How construction can go green

    Greenheart is one of the UK's leading designers and builders of sustainable homes. Find out how they work to embrace a truly sustainable future. ...
  • 28 May 2019

    Construction is full of personality

    Read about three industry workers' experience in the construction industry and how they feel their personality type suits their role. Find out more here. ...
  • 12 March 2019

    Female firsts in construction history

    For Women’s History Month (1 – 31 March), we look back on some of the great female firsts in construction. From Lady Anne Clifford to Amy Johnson. ...
  • 08 March 2019

    Inspirational Women In Construction

    The Go Construct #TakeoverTuesday on Instagram offers you a great insight for working in construction. Find out about the life of inspirational people. ...
  • 05 March 2019

    Hands-on learning as apprentices

    Three apprentices on four-year courses with Scotia Homes told us what they loved about learning their chosen trades hands-on. Find out more here. ...
  • 01 March 2019

    Construction Open Doors Career Days

    Open Doors, from Monday 18 to Saturday 23 March. Find out what it’s really like to work in construction at one of hundreds of exciting live sites. ...
  • 26 February 2019

    LGBT In Sight, On Site: Reconciliation

    Reconciliation. During LGBT (lesbian gay bisexual trans) History Month, we find out what it's really like to come out in the construction industry. ...
  • 20 February 2019

    LGBT In Sight, On Site: Activism

    Activism. During LGBT (lesbian gay bisexual trans) History Month, we find out what it's really like to come out in the construction industry. ...
  • 13 February 2019

    LGBT In Sight, On Site: Peace

    The theme this year for LGBT History Month is peace, activism and reconciliation, which will be explored through our 3-part mini-series. Find out more. ...
  • 12 November 2018

    Dressed for Success

    James Whitaker, Marketing Director at Dickies Workwear is a sponsor of this year's SkillBuild UK National Final. Read his advice on workwear shopping. ...
  • 20 April 2018

    Make-A-Wish: Joseph's Story

    Joseph from Aberystwyth, Wales was granted his wish to have a 'mega' construction vehicle experience, following his passion for all things construction. ...
  • 28 March 2018

    Open Doors 2018: 9 Things We Learnt

    This year's Open Doors Week was 277 live construction sites across England, Scotland and Wales opening their doors to the general public. Find out more ...
  • 12 February 2018

    Women In Construction: A Brief History

    We need more women in construction. With 300,000 new homes to be built each year and more than a million extra workers required by 2020. Find out more. ...
  • 09 January 2018

    Ethnic diversity in construction

    More black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people are choosing careers in construction. Find out why diversity in the construction industry is important. ...
  • 22 December 2017

    Why Do The Christmas Shopping In Store

    Online retail may be getting a growing share of the Christmas pie, but nothing beats the experience of shopping in the real world. Find out why. ...
  • 24 November 2017

    Accessibility pioneer - Construction Story

    Accessible buildings are crucial for a fairer, more inclusive world in which people with disabilities can fully participate in society. Find out more. ...
  • 10 November 2017

    Inspired By Diversity, Built In Britain

    Find out how diversity is a crucial part of construction with British architecture drawing on a broad combination of diverse styles from across the world. ...
  • 27 October 2017

    Archaeologists - Construction Story

    Ancient burial grounds, skeletons, ghosts. (It must be Halloween!) With a career in construction, you might have an encounter with any of them. Find out more. ...
  • 13 October 2017

    Immersive Learning in Construction

    Find out how tech is part of the future of construction with immersive learning and virtual reality making it easier to get the skills that employers want. ...
  • 29 September 2017

    Building a better future

    The construction industry is changing and not just changing itself, but changing communities and the environment for the better. Find out more. ...
  • 18 September 2017

    Sustainability In Construction

    Sustainability is an ever-growing challenge that every industry faces and construction is no exception to this. How you could help tackle sustainability. ...
  • 01 September 2017

    Innovation In Construction

    The sky is no longer the limit. The construction sector is constantly evolving due to new innovations in materials, techniques and designs. Find out more. ...
  • 15 August 2017

    What To Do After Your Exams

    We all know the pressure of receiving exam results, but no matter the numbers or grades, there are always routes into an exciting career in construction. ...
  • 07 July 2017

    Moving With The Times (BIM Revolution)

    Construction is traditionally viewed as an industry that relies more on physical rather than digital skills. But the reality is very different. Find out more. ...
  • 22 June 2017

    Dorota Jazabksa - Construction Story

    After moving to the UK from Poland, Dorota wanted to pursue a career that would give her a long-lasting and clear career path. Read about her experience. ...
  • 12 June 2017

    Orville Hall - Construction Story

    After finishing school in Jamaica, Orville made the decision to uproot his life and move to the UK to be with his wife. Read about his experience here. ...
  • 17 May 2017

    Open Doors 2017: What A Week

    Janette Welton-Pai, a Partnerships Manager for CITB, looks back on her experience of Open Doors 2017. Why you should book in for this event in the future! ...
  • 29 September 2016

    4 ways to find a career in construction

    Go Construct celebrated its first birthday in September 2019. To mark the occasion, they shared four ways to help you find out about careers in construction. ...
  • 24 August 2016

    Got My Results? Now What?

    James Thomas, a CITB Advisor, talks about what you can do after getting your exam results and deciding what next steps to take. Find out more here. ...
  • 22 June 2016

    Young Builder Of The Year 2016

    Are you a young person in the construction industry? Have you had to beat the odds in order to complete your training or gain employment? Let us know! ...
  • 07 June 2016

    Denise Forster - Construction Story

    Denise Forster, is a Systems Co-ordinator at Simpson (York) Limited. She is also involved in the 'Step up into Construction' project. Find out more here. ...
  • 14 March 2016

    Laura Bootland - Construction Story

    Laura is currently studying to complete her qualification in painting and decorating, and talks about her experience as an apprentice. Find out more. ...
  • 04 March 2016

    Karmen Stewart - Construction Story

    Karmen found it hard to get the bricklaying apprenticeship she wanted in the start. Find out about Karmen and her two years at Taylor Wimpey. ...
  • 03 March 2016

    Lara Townsend - Construction Story

    "You would have volunteered to do his job" - Lara Townsend. Find out more about my experience in the construction industry and how I started out. ...
  • 01 March 2016

    Steven Reid - Construction Story

    I’d never thought about getting into construction before my apprenticeship. Find out about my completely different construction experience here. ...
  • 29 February 2016

    Andrew Fordyce - Construction Story

    I came right out of school at 16 and started my joinery apprenticeship with Jim Darroch and Joe Allan. Find out more about my life in construction. ...
  • 18 December 2015

    Mike Poole - Construction Story

    Mike Poole is passionate about his work as a painter & decorator, taking on new apprentices to give them real-life experience in the industry. Find out more. ...
  • 07 December 2015

    Cardiff takes the lead on greener cities

    In Cardiff, they’re about to take green infrastructure to the next level. Find out how urban areas can lower their environmental impact and boost sustainability. ...
  • 04 December 2015

    Andrew Close - Construction Story

    Andrew Close MRTPI, Head of Careers, Education & Professional Development at the RTPI talks about getting the message out to future generations. ...
  • 04 November 2015

    Stewart Baseley - Construction Story

    We are facing an acute housing shortage in this country, with all experts agreeing we need to dramatically increase the number of homes being built. ...
  • 02 November 2015

    Ex-Royal Navy - Construction Story

    I left the Royal Navy on 12 July 2014 after five years’ service. I decided I wanted to change career while I was still relatively young at 24 years old. ...
  • 29 August 2015

    Construction – So Much More than You Think

    Lexi Pares, an Assistant Engineer talks about the project that made her see the bigger picture of the construction industry. Find out more about Lexi Pares. ...
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