Building our workforce

MHA+ Skills Community

  • We support work to attract the brightest and best talent

Apprenticeships are the lifeblood of the construction industry, and we want to encourage more young people to join our industry and for more employers to offer opportunities. Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) provides information on how you can access opportunities to be an Apprentice .

Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) provides information on many ways to become involved, enhance your knowledge and become professionally qualified

Institute for Apprenticeships provides information on available opportunities and a useful search functions – Apprenticeship search and  qualifications

  • We support choosing construction as a career option

Construction is one of the biggest industries to work in, both in the UK and worldwide. There is a role for everyone, whether you’re good at maths and sciences, love woodwork or computers, or are great at organising projects.

An online portal goconstruct provides information and access to career options in construction and the qualification routes that are available.

  • We encourage those in the industry to inspire and support the next generation

Department for Education is working in partnership (with Springpod) to enable access to content for young people to explore their career pathways – such as T Levels, Apprenticeships and Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQ)

Working  in such a developing industry means there is need to continually seek out new talent to help close the skills gap and support creativity.

MHA+ Skills Community encourages the industries workforce team to consider becoming Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) ambassadors.

STEM ambassadors help to promote the study of and careers in the Science, Engineering, Technology and Maths industries.

Find out more on how to become a STEM ambassador here.

  • Find a local learning provider

An easy way to find a local course that meets your needs has been developed by National Careers Service