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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.



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


Find out what it’s like to be in construction

Day in the life

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Real life stories from people in construction. Discover what it's like to work in construction.

Read about life in the construction industry

Roles in construction

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Want to manage a project? Design a building? Learn a trade? Work outside? Be part of a team?

Discover the many different roles in construction

Careers explorer

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Whether you left school at 16 or went on to higher education, construction has something for you

Explore all the varied careers 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