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The Construction Deep Dive has explored the specialised and transferable skills needs for the sector and there is significant detail to be found in the Construction Evidence Base Report. We have summarised the findings below to provide a high-level snapshot of those skills needs.

Specialised Skills

  • Revit/AutoCAD
  • Civil engineering
  • Site management
  • Plumbing, heating and ventilation
  • Electrical – domestic and commercial
  • Water neutrality
  • Quality and compliance
  • New technologies / digital skills
  • Sustainability / Net Zero / Carbon efficiency
  • Procurement and tender writing
  • Carpentry, joinery, and brick
  • Plant fitters
  • Ground workers

Transferable Skills

  • Resilience
  • Ability to work independently
  • Communication
  • Willingness to learn on the job
  • Positive attitude
  • Time management
  • Problem solving
  • Self-motivated
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Care

Read our Construction Sector Deep Dive reports here

Deep Dive Executive SummaryDeep Dive Evidence Base ReportView the infographicView the infographic

For further information, please see our annexes from the main report


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