11 to 18 years

Photo of laptop with What Are My Options

Go Construct: What are my options?

A quiz to help young people discover the different roles available and find ones suited to them

Image of iphone showing Resource

Go Construct – Find the Role for You

Quizzes, career explorers and interactive tools to help you explore and discover your ideal role, based on your interests, skills and qualifications

Photo of Laptop with New and Emerging Skills

Go Construct: New and Emerging Skills

Discover the new and exciting techniques and technologies being introduced to create buildings that are smart, sustainable and energy efficient

Image of iPad showing Resource

Go Construct: A Day in the Life…

Stories from people working in construction jobs across the UK

Image of laptop showing Resource

Go Construct: Getting A Job

A go-to guide with everything you need to know to land your career in construction

Image of desktop showing Resource

Go Construct: The WOW Show

‘Building Your Future’ Construction Special – 30 min fast moving interactive show, with Q&A and teaching resources

Image of laptop showing Go Construct logo

Go Construct – Construction Careers video

Short video providing an overview of career options in construction (2:30 min)

Image of laptop showing Resource

Careers in Construction Video

A short video exploring some of the careers available and how they shape the future (3 min)

Image of desktop showing Resource

BBC Bitesize: Jobs in construction

Short video clips and interviews with young people working in construction

Image of Resource sheet

The Construction Journey (PDF)

View the journey of construction and different job roles

Ada Lovelace – STEMM Careers

Ada Lovelace Day on 13 October is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering maths and medicine (STEMM). It aims to increase the profile of women in STEMM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEMM careers.

Image of desktop showing activity

Youth Employment UK

The Youth Employment UK website offers careers advice for young people, including information on construction careers

Image of ipad showing activity

Willmott Dixon – learn about careers in construction

A video about careers in construction

Craft your Future

‘Craft your Future’, developed by the Chartered Institute of Building, is a construction game aimed at 12-14 year olds that takes place in Minecraft. Through it learners explore the methods and skills to become a construction manager, introducing them to a career in construction.

Go Construct: Sustainability in Construction

The construction industry is one of the largest users of global resources and contributors of pollution. It therefore has a huge responsibility to aid sustainability. But what exactly is sustainable construction and what are the benefits? Read Go Construct’s guide to learn more.

Back to Education Hub