Whilst we’ve tried to compile as much information as possible within this website there is still far more information out there to engage with. Please find below a link to some key industry bodies and their great resources:
The Go Construct website showcases the many career opportunities available in construction and the built environment. It is funded by the CITB levy and led by the industry.
CITB is the industry training board for the construction sector in England, Scotland and Wales. CITB help the construction industry attract talent and to support skills development. CITB is an executive non-departmental public body in charge of its own budget and activities. Sponsored by the Department for Education, CITB is also accountable to government ministers, and ultimately Parliament.
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), is a worldwide professional body that represents construction and property professionals who work within the built environment. Chartered members may use the designation MCIOB (Member) FCIOB (Fellow) and can be assigned as Chartered Builders or Chartered Construction Managers once they have demonstrated the required professional competence.
Constructing Excellence is a United Kingdom construction industry membership organisation created in 2003, the only such which draws its member organisations from across the industry supply chain, ranging from clients, through contractors and consultants, to suppliers and manufacturers of building materials and components. Constructing Excellence attempts to apply the reforms recommended in the 1994 Latham and 1998 Egan Reports, having absorbed several bodies established following those reports. In August 2016, Constructing Excellence became part of BRE, but retains its identity and core purposes.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a professional body for architects primarily in the United Kingdom and internationally. It was founded for the advancement of architecture under its charter granted in 1837 and Supplemental Charter granted in 1971.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is a professional body promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure.
The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is an independent professional association for civil engineers and a charitable body in the United Kingdom.
Women into Construction an independent not-for-profit organisation that promotes gender equality in construction. They provide bespoke support to women wishing to work in the construction industry, and assist contractors to recruit highly motivated, trained women, helping to reduce skills gaps and create a more gender-equal work-force. Women into Construction are a membership organisation, supported by industry, local councils and training organisations.