If you are practically minded then a career in construction could be for you. Jobs can vary from small repairs and maintenance roles, to tunnel and bridge building projects.
Skills learnt at College can be transferred to many different construction based jobs. Welding, scaffolding, concrete and roofing all require essential health and safety awareness and basic construction skills. Overseas employment opportunities are open to those who achieve qualifications in a variety of construction trades.
Often people begin working part-time or volunteer to gain valuable experience alongside studying. Essential technical skills can be learnt whilst studying full-time at college or as an Apprentice. Some employers will require you to have maths, English and IT Functional Skills or GCSE qualifications.