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Construction output on the rise… For now

construction industry house building2018 has been up and down for the Construction Industry in the UK, mainly due to the bad weather earlier in the year. This has meant construction output has staggered throughout the year, however, over the past few months the industry has seen a higher output and a slight rise in the industry.

Uncertainty around construction work due to Brexit has caused issues and the ongoing skills shortage has also played its part in the industry. Output in recent months has been better, but this may be short lived due to a falling number of new orders, and Brexit and the skills shortage are to blame for this.

With the government planning on more houses being built every year to handle the ever-growing housing crisis, this is putting extra strain on the construction industry to meet targets. The skills shortage that is affecting all trades means that construction firms are struggling to get the staff and are therefore not applying for big jobs with confidence.

However, under all this there is some GOOD NEWS. The skills shortage opens up doors for jobs and opportunities within the construction industry!

So, if you have been wanting a new career, then this is the perfect opportunity to get started in something completely new. Sites across the UK are crying out for workers across all the main trades such as, Bricklaying, Plastering, Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing and more.

Here at Able Skills, we make new careers happen with City & Guilds courses that give you qualifications and skills that are recognised, not just in the UK, but worldwide. Whether you want to become a Bricklayer, Carpenter or Electrician we have the course available for you to make the steps into a new career.

Every year we have hundreds on students come through our centre to make new careers and we see them go onto to very successful in their chosen trades. You just have to see some of our student stories to see the success that is possible with a new career in the construction industry.

You can make a change in the Construction Industry and a make an even bigger change in your own life with a brand-new career. Book in today to start a course in 2019!

For more information on every course we offer, please contact us on 0808 100 3245. We also encourage you to come and visit our centre, no appointment is needed, just come down and we will be more than happy to show you around our centre and answer any questions you may have. We are open 7 days a week, 8:30am to 4:30pm.

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