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The annual recruitment requirement in the South West of 3.6% per year is above the UK average of 2.0% and means an extra 41,950 workers will be needed from 2022 to 2026 across a range of managerial, professional, technical and skilled trades.

To help the construction sector meet their skilled labour requirements Building Greater Exeter are offering a drop-in Construction Job Shop every Wednesday at Exeter Works, Dix’s Field, Exeter, EX1 1GF.

Job seekers can drop-in to Exeter Works OR call Jennie Linzell on 01392 265343, any time between 10.00am to 2.00pm to discuss current vacancies, training and work experience opportunities.

We 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 10.00am to 2.00pm 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.

Useful links:

CSCS cards provide proof that individuals working on construction sites have the required training and qualifications for the type of work they carry out.

To find out more click below:

CSCS issue a number of cards which reflect the different occupations and qualifications in construction.

To find out more click below:

To apply for a CSCS card you are required to pass the appropriate level of CITB Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test within the last two years.

The test is usually taken as a PC-based touch screen test at one of the many CITB approved test centres located throughout the UK.

To find out more click below:

If you wish to apply for cards, the CITB recommend that you use the online service.

To find out more click below:

Applying for CSCS cards: Common queries answered.

To find out more click below:

The Exeter Testing Centre for the CSCS card is:

Pearson Professional Centres UK Exeter
3rd Floor, Northsuite
Beaufort House
New North Road


Do you have a CSCS card that needs updating?

If you are looking to renew your CSCS or CPCS card contact Passmore House, details in image.

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).