Construction is the process of creating and building infrastructure such as roads, bridges and railways or a facility such as a home, hospital or school. Construction starts with planning, design, and financing and continues until the project is built and ready for use. Normally, the job is managed by a project manager, and supervised by a construction manager, design engineer, construction engineer or project architect. Craft trades people such as bricklayers and joiners are essential to the construction sector.
There are over
Employed in this sector in the Humber
This accounts for over
Of employment in the region
Did You Know?
of the workforce is female; they are mainly employed in professional and managerial roles
In 2017 over
Will there be opportunities available?
new apprentices will be needed nationally in the next 2 years
new skilled workers in construction with the total number employed to rise to above 200,000
Output for the construction industry is expected to increase by
over the next 5 years locally