The South West’s annual recruitment requirement of 2.6% per year, is the strongest across the UK, with lots of new developments in construction and in the pipeline.

In order to deliver these projects an extra 32,000 new workers (6,400 a year) are needed in the South West between the end of 2020 and 2025 across a range of managerial, professional, technical and skilled trades.

To help the construction sector meet their skilled labour requirements Building Greater Exeter are holding the Construction Job Shop every Wednesday.

Contact can be made through the telephone or by making an appointment for a face to face meeting (see information below)

Job seekers will be able to call Jennie Linzell on 01392 265343, any time between 9.30am-4.00pm to discuss current vacancies, training and work experience opportunities.


We are pleased to announce that as from 19 May 2021 we will be able to offer 30 minute, face to face meetings, to discuss opportunities in the construction industry and the built environment.

These meetings will be held at:

Exeter Works, Dix’s Field, Exeter, EX1 1GF

between 9.30am-4.00pm
every Wednesday

To book please email:

Alternatively, please contact Jennie Linzell on 01392 265343 for any enquiries.

The Construction Job Shop is intended to promote opportunities across the region and to connect job seekers to vacancies for employment, training or work experience.

Please click the button below to visit the vacancies page for all opportunities.



Do you have Construction vacancies you are looking to fill or work experience/training opportunities to promote?
Please send them through to
Jennie Linzell


to work onsite you will need a
Construction Skills Certification Scheme card.

CSCS training companies in the Greater Exeter area

PGL Training offer CSCS Health and Safety Courses which you need to apply for a CSCS card.

The CTA centre is equipped to handle all the classifications of plant for which Construction Skills offer CPCS cards.

Information about the Exeter CSCS Test Centre and link to CITB website.


Construction Helpline helps you to get the right CSCS course for you in Exeter.


You can find your nearest CITB Health, Safety & Environment test centre by clicking on the button below.

The Free Test Company was established in 2009 and provides all elements of the CSCS card.

To find out how to get a CSCS card and further information about this, here is a YouTube video from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).