‘St Sidwell’s Point’ is Exeter’s new state-of-the-art leisure centre and will be the most energy efficient in the UK. We have created an education pack and videos to provide a deeper understanding of the facilities, careers in construction and why this building is so special.
Go Construct: What are my options?
A quiz to help young people discover the different roles available and find ones suited to them
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
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
Go Construct: A Day in the Life…
Stories from people working in construction jobs across the UK
Go Construct: Getting A Job
A go-to guide with everything you need to know to land your career in construction
Go Construct: The WOW Show
‘Building Your Future’ Construction Special – 30 min fast moving interactive show, with Q&A and teaching resources
Go Construct – Construction Careers video
Short video providing an overview of career options in construction (2:30 min)
Careers in Construction Video
A short video exploring some of the careers available and how they shape the future (3 min)
BBC Bitesize: Jobs in construction
Short video clips and interviews with young people working in construction
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.
Youth Employment UK
The Youth Employment UK website offers careers advice for young people, including information on construction careers
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.
To help promote careers in construction to schools, we recently filmed some of the people who have designed & helped build @ExeterCouncil 'St Sidwell's Point', the UK's most energy efficient leisure centre.
Thanks to all those that participated, to view: https://bit.ly/33msifB