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This presentation looks at how skills from other industry sectors can be utilised within a career within the construction sector with routes to training partners and employers.

Peter Egan, Royal Engineers British Army, also Director of EGStructures will discuss how individuals can highlight existing strengths in their present skillsets and how these can be used and expanded in a range of other roles across the construction and engineering sector.

Rebecca Lovelace, Founder of Building People CIC and Terry Watts, Executive Director at Building People will be looking at training routes within the construction and engineering sector and how individuals can used training route to develop a new career and employment within the industry.

 Opportunities within construction and engineering.  Skills mapping.  Professional development goals within a construction and engineering career.  Training partnerships and trade schemes.  Benefits of a career within construction  Links to future employment.  Industries responsibly to grow future skillsets

Speaker bios:

Peter is a Charter Environmental and Structural Engineer who has worked over 24 years in the construction Industry, specialising in austere projects for the British Army in locations around the world. Present residing as a senior lecture at the Royal School of Military Engineering and is director of a Heritage and Engineering Consultancy called EGStructures.

Rebecca is an expert in connecting people to opportunities across the Built Environment. Increasing diversity, reducing skills shortages and maximising social value. Never duplicating or reinventing, merely adding value and joining the dots. Co-founder of buildforce and founder of building people focused on connecting people to new opportunities.

Terry is an experienced chartered construction manager, skilled is in adding value to businesses is going through change and growth. Using his experience as the Managing Director of the CIOB and developing wider organisations.

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