Real Life Guide: Building & Construction

Real Life Guide: Building & Construction

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Do you want to work in building and construction? Need to know how to get a foot on the first rung of the job ladder?


Construction is, despite the economic downturn, the UK's biggest industry, with 2 million people already at work in more than 700 different types of jobs. The Real Life Guide to Building & Construction presents the industry in a completely realistic and factual way, giving you the hard facts about the nature of the work, salaries, career progression and what training is needed – so you can find out if it really is the job for you.

 

Packed with lots of quizzes and fact boxes to help you decide if it’s what you really want to do, Real Life Guide to Building & Construction answers all the questions you’ll have about the industry.


Real Life Guides are practical guides for practical people. Each guide looks at what it takes to train for, get into and be successful at a wide range of hands-on careers. Real Life Guides aim to inform and inspire young people by providing comprehensive yet hard-hitting information about what it takes to succeed in these fields. Other titles in the series include Plumbing, Electrician and Carpentry & Cabinet-making.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 8mm | 99.79g
  • Trotman Publishing
  • Richmond, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1844552683
  • 9781844552689

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Working in building and construction can take you anywhere ¡V from designing a school or Olympic stadium to building houses and demolishing offices. If you¡¦re a good project manager, after a hands-on job or want to help shape the built environment this industry has lots to offer.

This guide to getting into and building a successful career includes stories and advice from real life building and construction professionals. It gives you an exciting and honest insight into life working in this progressive sector.

DISCOVER:
„X How to enter the sector at different qualification levels
„X Careers and jobs within each area
„X The key skills and personal qualities needed for success
„X Useful resources for finding out more.

Real Life Guides are practical guides for practical people. Each guide looks in detail at what it takes to train for, get into and be successful at a wide range of hands-on careers. Real Life Guides aim to inform and inspire by providing comprehensive, yet hard-hitting information about what it takes to succeed in these fields.
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