What could be better than trialling out your future career choice by spending time living and breathing it? Work experience can do just that, as well as enhance your skills and experience before entering the world of work. Work experience in the construction industry can help you:
- Find out more about yourself
- Try out an industry that you think might be interesting
- Discover your strengths, values, motivations and interests
- Meet new people and build your network of contacts
- Gain confidence
The National Careers Service can also give you information about the benefits of work experience.