Whether you are looking to pursue a career in a traditional skill like carpentry or bricklaying, or a career in civil engineering, quantity surveying and construction management, explore the career options and links on this page to find out more about working in this sector.
Construction Crafts (Practical jobs)
Roles include Carpenter, Joiner, Plasterer, Tiler, Brick Layer and Shop Fitter
Average salary: £15,000 - £31,000 per annum
Building Services (Practical jobs)
Roles include Electrician, Plumber, Scaffolder, Demolition Plant Operative and Gas Service Technician
Average salary: £16,000 - £36,000 per annum
The Built Environment (Technical jobs)
Roles include Architect, Building Surveyor, CAD Technician, Quantity Surveyor, Building Services Engineer
Average salary for technical / professional roles: £29,000 - £49,000 per annum
National Careers Service for more information on careers in this sector.