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Have you considered a career in construction?

It’s all about finding the right fit for you.

Construction work might be a no brainer if you like working with your hands or already have friends and family in the industry.

If you think ‘construction’ is all physical work on building sites, maybe you’ve crossed construction off your list?

But did you know there are over 70 different construction careers to choose from?

And construction jobs can be:

  • more physical
  • not physical
  • something in between
  • based outside on a site
  • office-based
  • a blend of office and on-site

Yes, there are jobs to flex your muscles. But that’s not all…. There are also jobs for those who like:

  • design
  • numbers
  • working with people
  • managing projects

4 reasons to work in construction



Construction means high employability and job stability. There’s a heap of infrastructure, Olympics and renewable energy projects coming up - construction skills are going to stay in top demand.


Construction can pay well – if you start an apprenticeship to earn while you learn (instead of paying to study) or go down a uni-pathway, there is good money to be made.

Career progression

Many successful leaders in construction started out on the tools. The construction industry rewards hard workers and ambition – there are loads of opportunities to quickly move up into management and specialist roles with funded training.

Be your own boss

If you like being independent and having flexibility, owning your own business could be for you. Construction skills are great for launching out on your own and running your own show.
Why choose construction?

Where do I start?

Entry Pathways