Promotion of careers in construction through school and employer partnerships (commission)

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Scottish Contractors Group

Skills Development Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland, local authorities, colleges, local employers.




Infrastructure, Housing, Commercial, Specialist

Commission: School and Employer Engagement to improve the appeal of working in construction. The project will deliver a system of engagement between schools, colleges, Skills Development Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland, construction employers and careers schemes to address the issue of low aspirations to a career in construction. The delivery will include support for trade demonstrations, professional career events, raising awareness of construction to career advisors, onsite visits and computer simulations.

• Develop and pilot: a programme of professional career events, trade demonstrations and high profile site visits with schools across Scotland

01 Jan 2017

28 Feb 2019

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