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Explore a career in construction

Explore a career in construction

Construction worker

Is working in construction what you think it is? Let us introduce you to the exciting opportunities in this evolving sector.

Training and employment programmes

Visit Ealing Work West’s construction zone to find out about various training and employment programmes in the construction sector.

Women in construction

Women make up around 14% of construction professionals, with the number of women choosing a career in construction constantly rising.

Women in Construction is an independent non-for-profit organisation working to create gender equality by normalising the position of women in the construction industry. They provide bespoke support to women who want to get into construction. You can find events and job opportunities on their website.

Go Construct has information resources for women who are interested in a career in construction – from videos and blog posts to case studies.

Working in construction

Construction is an evolving industry and with a diverse and skilled workforce. Find out why you should choose a career in construction with news, events and stories from those that work in the industry.

Industry myths

Find out more why many common perceptions about working in the sector don’t apply today – from what a construction job is really like, how it affects local communities and the environment to the benefits and career potential.

Construction opportunities

Keep an eye on the jobs and apprenticeships on Ealing Work West’s website, including those in construction. You can also sign up for emails to hear when opportunities come.

Construction careers events

National Careers Service is bring you the following virtual careers events to help you find jobs, training or other opportunities in construction:

Already working in construction?

You can call the construction industry helpline on 0345 605 1956 for practical, emotional and financial support for yourself or your families, when in crisis. It’s run by Lighthouse, the construction industry charity club.

You can also download the Construction industry helpline mobile app on the App store or Google Play. The app is free and provides vital information, advice and guidance on many wellbeing topics including stress, anxiety, depression, anger and suicidal thoughts.

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