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Construction & Building Services

There is always something being built within the Gatwick Diamond and the construction industry have a whole variety of roles that you can do – anything from civil engineering to surveying and architecture to welding.  Remember that the vast majority of these jobs are highly skilled and offer apprenticeship routes or graduate trainee programmes.  
 
construction noun
  1. The building of something, typically a large structure.
  2. Such activity considered as an industry.

Do you know what large construction projects are being planned in your area?  New houses?  New offices or shops?  There are local jobs in this industry for those who are qualified!

We also interviewed Max, an Apprentice Decorator at East Surrey College.  What do you think he said when asked about the most important qualifications?



If you’d like to hear what a Manager in a company that builds new homes says about working in the industry, click here.

You may be interested in an advanced apprenticeship

One company that offers such advanced apprenticeships in construction and building services is Doosan Babcock.

To find out more about careers with Doosan Babcock click here.

There’s more useful information and links about careers in this sector sector on the Tomorrow’s Engineers website

Here are some examples of other entry level jobs in this sector:

If you’re continuing into further or higher education, please click here to see many other options available to you.

You can also watch other employers in this sector talking about employability skills with the BEACH team in Brighton & Hove and the Pathway team in Coastal West Sussex.

Remember. . . you can always get a job in Sales, Marketing, IT, Human Resources and Finance in any sector.