Inspiring Construction is a joint campaign by Build UK and CITB to give you the information, tools and advice to inspire the next generation to join the construction industry.
On this page you can learn more about Open Doors, Go Construct's Matching Service and Ambassador scheme, the innovative Bridge into Construction course as well as finding out about some of the great tools on Go Construct.
Passionate, trained professionals from across the industry volunteer their time to speak to groups of people about what it is like to work in construction and why they should consider a career in the industry.
Matching people looking for construction experiences with companies willing to provide them. Find out what it’s really like to work in the construction industry
A unique chance to visit ‘live’ construction sites to see first-hand what it is like to work in the industry and the variety of careers available.
Dates for your diary
25 Sep 2017 - Campaign launch
Build UK's Chief Executive Suzannah Nichol launches the campaign at St Edmund's College in Ware to an anticipated audience of 600 young people. Read about the launch.
26 Sep 2017 - Scottish launch of the Inspiring Construction campaign
CITB’s Scottish Partnership Manager Michael Lennox kicks off the campaign in Scotland at Milburn Academy in Inverness
29 Sep 2017 - Inspiring Construction Presentation
CITB's Industry Relations Director Mark Noonan speaks to an audience of over 300 young people at Neale-Wade Academy in March, Cambridgeshire
12 Oct 2017 - Welsh launch of the Inspiring Construction Campaign
CITB's Welsh Partnership Director Mark Bodger shares the campaign with Build UK's members and the wider industry at The Skills Show in Cardiff
Downloadable resources to inspire
- Inspiring Construction 1 page flyer
- Inspiring Construction A5 leaflet
- Inspiring Construction A2 footbridge poster (for self printing)
- Inspiring Construction A2 footbridge poster (with crops and bleed for professional printing)
- Inspiring Construction A2 Humber Bridge poster (for self printing)
- Inspiring Construction A2 Humber Bridge poster (with crops and bleed for professional printing)
- Bridge Into Construction press release
- Construction Ambassadors A5 leaflet
- Matching Service 1 page flyer
With many more to follow...
Find out what it’s like to be in construction
It is definitely the best industry to be in! You’re on site, so you’re not cooped up in offices all day.Mirna Ayoubi - Assistant Design Manager
- Inspiring Construction is a joint campaign by Build UK and CITB