There is a 200,000 shortfall in the construction workforce and there almost a million young people not in education, employment or training.
A potential solution is to give opportunities to disengaged young people to train for and / or become employed in the construction industry.
Does it work?
Not in all cases, but when it does the results are amazing!
The 2015 Building Pathways event focussed on how third sector organisations prepared young people for the world of work. This year’s event demonstrates how the construction industry is working in partnership with their supply chains and local organisations to employ and train the “workforce of the future”.
The next Building Pathways event will be held on Wednesday 8th June, between 12.00 and 16.00 hours at The Court House, Barton Road, Worsley, Salford M28 2PB.
Speakers include young people who have had the opportunity to get into construction, organisations that have supported them and construction companies, both large and small, who are working together to create the workforce of the future.
If you would like to attend, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place.