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Parents, Careers Advisors & Educators

SchoolsNow more than ever there is a need to encourage young people to consider a career in construction.

Through Go Construct find information on how to apply, what qualifications are needed for certain roles and other useful marketing and careers resources.

This section of the website is aimed at parents/guardians or family members, Careers professionals or organisations, Learning Providers including schools, Higher Education, Further Education and training providers, Local and central government and Charites or community organisations

 'To find our more about our  Construction Ambassador Programme or find out how to apply to become an Ambassador  click here


CITB NI attend a series of careers events promoting careers in construction, click here to find out what events we will be attending.

Construction Ambassadors

CITB NI has developed a Construction Ambassador programme to help promote career opportunities in the construction industry and interact with potential new entrants into the industry.  The Ambassadors can inspire by telling their stories and sharing their experiences of working in the industry at school visits, careers events and job fairs.  For more information on Construction Ambassadors click here.


Click here for more information on construction ambassadors

To request a Construction Ambassador to attend your school or attend an event click here.




Advice and Guidance

Careers Service NI - https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/campaigns/careers

Chat with a careers adviser - https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/services/chat-with-a-careers-adviser

Training provider links - https://www.citbni.org.uk/Careers/Training-Provider-Links.aspx

CCEA - http://ccea.org.uk/

Your Careers Advice website led by the UK’s top Careers Adviser and Coach - https://www.careersadviceforparents.org/
 
Parent Adviser - http://www.parentadviser.co.uk/advice-for-parents.aspx

Worldskills UK Careers Advice Toolkit which is available for schools, colleges and family - https://worldskillsuk.org/directions/careers-advice-resources/careers-advice-toolkit

Resources

GCSE in Construction & the Built Environment Textbook
The CCEA GCSE in Construction & the Built Environment is delivered in 45 schools across Northern Ireland.  CITB NI has developed a textbook to support the delivery of  the qualification.  The textbook covers the specification of Units 1 and 2 with at least a chapter devoted to each major section of the specification.  The ‘Test your Knowledge’ questions are interspersed within the text throughout the book.

The textbook is available as a download email publications@citbni.org.uk  to get the downloadable link, get your free copy or it can be purchased on request to the same email address.

GCSE in construction front cover

Essential Skills
CITB NI have developed a series of  Essential skills packs for  tutors to aid learning in communication, numeracy and ICT skills tailored to the construction industry.  Click here to view and download the full list.
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