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Women in construction – changing the face of construction

Careers

Changing industry culture, Careers and recruitment

BAM Nuttall

Women into Construction, Ardmore, Laing O'Rourke, Costain, Vinci Construction, Bam Nuttall, and Balfour Beatty.

West Midlands

£480,392

2017

Infrastructure, Housing, Commercial, Specialist

The project will address gender diversity in construction, focusing on Crossrail and Tideway and key construction projects in London and Birmingham.

As the lead delivery partner, Women into Construction will use innovative techniques to deliver advice and guidance on work experience and training to support women in to sustainable employment.

This advice and guidance will be based on best practice delivered in over 60 construction companies over 8 years and trialling new approaches in the West Midlands.

  • Engage 80 employers and 400 women, 300 of whom go on to register with Women in Construction
  • 210 complete employability training
  • 90 complete work placements
  • 140 enter employment and 60 of which to sustain this employment for at least 26 weeks.

01 Apr 2017

30 Sep 2018

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