It identified strong investment in commercial and infrastructure and increasing activity in private housing as drivers of growth, while major projects such as the new nuclear build, Wylfa in Wales and the £500m redevelopment of Birmingham City Centre will also contribute to demand for skilled workers.
The CITB estimated that more than 44,000 new construction jobs could be created each year until 2020, with the key areas including:
However, while that may be great news for workers, it could also worsen the construction skills shortage.
The CITB warned: ‘’With growth returning across the country and over 230,000 jobs expected to be created over the next five years, demand for construction workers is high and skills shortages are emerging. It’s never been more important to attract, train and retain the next generation or workers.”
Kalcrest has vast experience of finding experienced construction workers to fill both temporary and permanent jobs, including in the most needed key areas, such as bricklayers and joiners.
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