It is important to be actively encouraging new people into the industry.
In recent years a skills shortage has become apparent and it is vital that this issue is addressed, to ensure the successful future of the construction industry.
Sites should be making a conscious effort to engage with the local community, to demonstrate the various job prospects available for the younger generations to consider as a potential career path.
Below is an example of how sites have created new opportunities for members of the local community:
The Construction Industry Council have created a guide to be used to promote construction to a younger audience. To view the guide, click below:
Monitor Report, Accord Housing Association, West Midlands, January 2015.
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