There are many opportunities for skilled overseas workers to join the construction industry in the UK. Construction workers in the UK benefit from an industry that embraces diversity, equality and inclusion, and welcomes workers from outside of the UK.  

The construction industry has high standards for health and safety and the wellbeing of its employees. As an overseas worker, you will be highly valued for your skills and can look forward to excellent working conditions, wages and training opportunities.  

How do I get a job in construction? 

Skilled workers wanting to work in the UK for longer than six months will need a work visa and in some instances a sponsorship licence.  

Find out more about a career in construction in the UK 

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