Building – Construction and Trades
Do you want to help shape the world around us?
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In the Black Country there are lots of organisations that offer building and construction positions. These firms make up a large proportion of the strategic companies and make a large contribution to the Black Country. A few examples building and construction companies in The Black Country based on turnover and employment local to us would be HOMESERVE PLC, A&H CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENTS (HOLDINGS) LIMITED and BARHALE HOLDINGS PLC.
Working in construction helps to shape the world around us. This industry builds everything from schools to hospitals to our homes. Most people have heard of carpentry and bricklaying but there are hundreds of other skilled construction trades you can do. There’s no shortage of new construction jobs in the UK, with the industry set to need more and more skilled people in future especially in the Black Country
The construction sector is a transformational sector for The Black Country and is hugely important to the region's economy. £1.4bn of the Black Country's GVA is attributed to building technologies with around 23,500 jobs attributed to building technologies in the area.
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What you'll need
You’ll need to be thorough and pay attention to detail, the ability to work well with others, to be flexible and open to change, patience, the ability to work well with your hands, physical skills like strength, balance and coordination and the ability to organise your time and workload
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Building - Construction and Trades Jobs
Red – Formal Qualifications required – GCSE’s grades 4-9 , Level 3 Qualifications , A levels, or Degree
Amber – Some Formal Qualifications may be required at Level 2 depending on the employer this will vary depending on the organisation and position
Green – No formal Qualification required
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