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Building Plymouth is a Plymouth City Council-led partnership set up to connect local people
with career opportunities in construction in Plymouth. Interested? Get in touch!

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What's in it for me?

Plymouth’s construction industry is booming. With major new projects in the pipeline, plus new and innovative designs for buildings and technology developing every day, it’s also an exciting career choice.

Currently employing 3 million people, it’s one of the largest employment industries in the country. However, with the average age of a construction worker in the UK at 55, the industry is looking to fill the gap that will be left by those soon retiring – new workers are desperately needed in the field.

Think construction is all about hard hats and hi-vis? Think again

The world of construction offers many career opportunities, some of which may surprise you. In the next five years, the industry will need non-construction professionals such as IT staff, senior executives, construction supervisors, brick layers, labourers and electricians, to name just a few. With so many career choices available, you can choose a career that suits your interests, skills and aspirations.

Be part of Plymouth’s talent pipeline

Imagine looking across Plymouth’s skyline knowing you’ve had a direct impact on what you see… Want to leave your mark on your city? Start a career in construction. Regardless of whether you’re looking for an apprenticeship, taking your first steps into the world of work or changing careers, we can help find your ideal role. Talk to our team today – call us on 01752 308751 or visit our Pop-Up Job Shop to find out more.

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