Construction Industry Overview

with Chris Ashworth



This one day course delivers a comprehensive introduction to the UK construction industry, providing a good foundation of knowledge for the new starter.

In construction, teams of professionals and contractors are brought together for each project, working to meet the needs of the client and deliver quality buildings on time and within budget. Legislation plays an important part in determining how this will happen as do a number of other drivers, often initiated by Government.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand how the construction industry has evolved into its current structure
  • Know how the industry is segmented
  • Understand the different players in the industry and how they inter-relate
  • Learn how legislation developed, is implemented and monitored
  • Know the different supply chain alternatives
  • Understand drivers for change

Who should attend:

This course is designed for anyone seeking to gain a good foundation knowledge of the industry. Ideal for new starters, It requires no previous experience and is suitable for recent graduates or those who have previously worked in other industries. Its general nature makes it suitable for those working in any of the industry’s many categories; architect, engineer, surveyor, contractor, manufacturer or supplier.

For those marketing and sales staff who have some experience of working in the industry the course acts as a checklist for issues which will need to be addressed in the marketing strategy.

6 hours CPD

Cost: £295 + VAT

Lunch and refreshments included

Time 9.00 – 4.30pm

Please note that we are unable to issue refunds on cancellations made later than two weeks prior to the course date.