Construction Youth Trust moves in to The Building Centre

The Building Centre is pleased to welcome The Construction youth Trust as its newest tenant.

The Construction Youth Trust supports young people whose journey to work can be challenging due to barriers relating to their financial circumstances, lack of awareness of opportunities in the industry, low self-esteem, gender or ethnicity.

The Construction Youth Trust support young people's journey to work through an integrated service that enables young people to:

  • raise their industry awareness and aspirations
  • increase their confidence
  • obtain construction and employability skills
  • acquire experience in the industry
  • receive financial support, career advice and guidance and mentoring
  • access training and employment opportunities.

The Trust achieves its goal by undertaking a number of programmes ranging from individual bursaries to construction skills courses, and from work placement schemes to guidance sessions.

By helping individuals to gain training & employment the Trust's work effectively tackles social exclusion and related disadvantage.

The Trust is uniquely placed to help individuals and communities. They have wide-ranging contacts within the construction industry, including a Trustee body made up of senior figures within the sector, and expertise in working with young people and their communities.

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