Step in and step up – promoting construction to career changers and under-represented groups

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Careers

Learning resources, Careers and recruitment, Leadership and management

Kier Construction Ltd

Midas; ISG; Plymouth Construction Training Group; South Devon College

England

£208,484

2016

Infrastructure, Housing, Commercial, Specialist

The project will develop and deliver a programme aimed at promoting careers in the construction sector and address the employment challenge facing the construction sector in the South West.

The target new entrants are career changers and groups that are under-represented in our sector. The programme will focus on delivering training outcomes in Chartered Management Institute Diploma level 2, 3 or 4 depending on professional background and experience.

As well as SSMTS, CSCS, multi-trade construction awards, project management, English, maths and ICT as required.

  • Engage 12 construction employers in hosting / employing career changers
  • Engage 24 career changers / new entrants in a 1-year placement
  • 50 mentors engaged and delivering placements.

30 Jun 2016

31 Dec 2017

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