Major construction projects are scheduled to take place in the next few years right across the north west region, and the need for skilled tradespeople in this sector is as strong as ever. With the right skills and specialist knowledge under your belt, you could enjoy a number of rewarding careers in this industry.

Jobs are available now and in the future as a qualified electrician or carpenter, plasterer or plumber. You could also develop your knowledge and expertise further and secure a position as an architect, site manager or quantity surveyor, working in fast-paced, challenging environments!

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Explore Construction Career Opportunities

Please take a moment to interact with the Labour Market Information (LMI) card to explore the different job opportunities available.

The Labour Market Information will give you an insight into the skills you will need for future employment and details such as:

Job Figures and 
Expected Industry Growth

Average Salaries and
Progression Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Explore the jobs you can apply for, once you complete different course levels.


Carpenter & Joiner

Construction Plant Operative

Demolition Operative



Highways Maintenance Operative

Painter & Decorator




Advanced Carpenter & Joiner

Advanced Plasterer

Craft Bricklayer

Craft Painter & Decorator


Architectural Technician

Construction Site Supervisor

Construction Surveying Technician


Construction Site Manager

Construction & Engineering

From the foundations of a building to the finishing paintwork on a brand new vehicle, the construction and automotive world has a massive impact on literally everything around us.

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