Develop Your Career In ARO
How to develop your career in the construction industry
Given the diversity of the construction industry, choosing a career path which best utilizes your skills and satisfies your ambitions can be overwhelming. Since it's unlikely you'll land that dream job in your first years in the industry, taking the time to think about how you'll develop your career is a smart move.
Construction is one of those careers which rewards the effort you put in. If you're reliable, dependable and willing to take on physical work, labourer positions, including bricklaying and scaffolding, will be available to you without extensive training requirements. The potential to advance these jobs into careers may be limited, but your commitment could impress employers enough to offer you an apprenticeship in a trade, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Like any career, your progress from an entry level job will depend on your ability to take advantage of the opportunities presented to you. Lots of positions within the construction industry stipulate either vocational or academic training - you should consider which course of study will be most appropriate to the demands of your intended career:
Apprenticeships: vocational apprenticeships are available to anyone aged 16 or over, not in full-time education. In courses lasting from 1 to 4 years, apprentices work alongside experienced professionals and earn money as they train. The apprenticeship is a structured programme, designed to deliver specific training and hands-on experience... READ MORE