On this page, you can find specialist sources of information to help your understanding and career planning within this key local industry. This expert content and local labour market information will continue to evolve with industry sponsorship of this career sector on Careersnearhere – but for now, why not take a look at the following overview which includes suggestions for how to research further.


Academic courses are advertised (for free) on the Academic noticeboard in each of the relevant careers rooms.

And on the websites of the individual universities and colleges.

See also: Sixth Forms, Colleges and Higher Education.

Apprenticeship vacancies are advertised (for free) on the Apprenticeship noticeboard in each of the relevant careers rooms.

And most Apprenticeship vacancies are advertised nationally on the government backed Find an Apprenticeship website.

See also: Apprenticeships (Level 2 or 3) and Apprenticeships (Level 4+).


If you can’t find what you’re looking for today under Construction, remember to come back again as adverts can be placed (for free) at any time. Meanwhile, follow your instincts to keep exploring elsewhere on Careersnearhere.com because what you want may simply have been advertised under a different sector.

And take a look at the careers advice & guidance online section of Careersnearhere.com for sector-specific information and relevant videos.

There’s relevant local information on the West of England LEP website including:

  • Labour Market Intelligence
  • Local Marketplace Information
  • Local Sector Groups
  • Local Skills Sector Statement

Here are just a few of the many other relevant websites which may be of interest:

Architects Journal Heating & Plumbing Monthly
Architectural Design HIP magazine
Bristol-online Listings Heating, Ventilating & Plumbing
Bristol Women’s Workshop Highways magazine
British Ready-Mixed Concrete Homebuilding & Renovating
Build It Housebuilder
Building Magazine Housing Association Building & Maintenance
Building Products Housing Ombudsman
BDC magazine ID News
CAD User Ideal Home
CITB – Construction Industry Training Board In.DESIGN
Concrete JLL Real Views
Construction Industry Council (CIC) Modern Methods of Construction
Contractors World Natural Stone Specialist
Construction Computing NFDC – Demolition & Dismantling
The Construction Index The Planner
Construction Manager Planning Resource
Construction News Plasterers News
Country Living PHAM News
Demolition News Professional Builder
Demolition & Recycling International Professional Electrician
Design & Build A Property Career
Detail Property News
Do-It.org Property Week
Drainage Contractor Property Wire
Drain Trader ProSales
Earthmovers Retail Design
Ecobuild Roofing, Cladding & Insulation magazine
Electrical Instalation Roofing Today
Electrical Review Scaffmag
Electrical Times Sculpture Magazine & Review
Engineering Construction SpecFinish
ERT UK Construction Week/Media
Free Index Volunteer Bristol
Frieze Magazine Volunteer Centres at BANES, Filton, Kingswood, Thornbury & Yate
Go Construct Go Welding
Hazards magazine World Highways


And look out for some of the websites for the relevant UK Associations, Institutes & Institutions:

Architectural Technologists Glass & Glazing
Asbestos Removal (ARCA) Interior Design
British Architects International Masonry
British Council for Offices House-Building
British Pest Control Housing
Building Landscape
Building Engineers National Insulation
Building Services Engineers Naval Architects
Carpenters Plumbing & Heating
Cartographers Project Management
Civil Engineers Revenues, Rating & Evaluation
Commercial Management Roofing
Construction Management Royal Town Planning
Corrosion Sculptors
Cost Engineers Structural Engineers
Domestic Heating & Environmental Engineers Surveyors
Estate Agents Town Planning
Facilities Management Water & Environmental Management
FENSA Welding
Gas Safe Register Welding Distribution