What does this industry cover?
The push to reduce waste, and to have more sustainable living and working environments, has meant that there are changes happening in the construction industry as a whole.
New technology includes Building Information Modelling (BIM) which can give users 3D imagery and tracks the construction process from start to finish. Pre-fabrication, and smart and green technologies will all require new skills and will create job opportunities.
Most occupations in this industry are listed on the National Skills Needs List. They include: Bricklayer, Cabinet Maker, Capenter, Carpenter and Joiner, Fibrous Plaster, Joiner, Painter, Roof Tiler, Signwriter, Solid Plaster, Stonemason, and Wall and Floor Tiler.