How to get into construction after GCSEs
Our Construction Ambassadors offer their advice.
Construction Ambassadors all have a passion for construction and want to share it with others.
They are individuals who work in the construction sector and range from apprentices to the company CEO.
Find out about the appeal of construction from some of our ambassadors
"If I can help make just one person aware of the opportunities available to them in construction, then I have done my job as a Construction Ambassador."
Darren Allsebrook - Associate Director with Derwent Valley Construction
“When I was in school, I wish there had been someone like a Construction Ambassador...to give me their honest opinion about working in the sector.”
Gavin Smith - Infrastructure Design Engineer with Ramboll
“With an ageing workforce and a huge amount of government-sponsored work coming up over the next ten to twenty years, now is a great time to get into construction.”
Tim Sargent – Procurement Manager with Laing O’Rourke
We spoke to eight of our Construction Ambassadors to find out how they got into construction. They share their experiences and offer advice to help young people get into the industry.
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