- Continue working as a construction labourer to build practical experience.
- Take on diverse tasks on construction sites to broaden your skills.
- Identify specific skills within the construction industry that interest you or align with skilled roles.
- Seek opportunities to learn these skills either on the job or through additional training programs.
Training and Certification:
- Research the qualifications and certifications required for the skilled role you are aiming for.
- Consider enrolling in relevant training courses or apprenticeships to gain formal qualifications.
- Obtain certifications such as NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) or other industry-recognised qualifications.
- Connect with skilled workers and professionals in your industry.
- Attend industry events, workshops, and seminars to expand your network and gain insights into different roles.
- Clearly define your career goals and the specific skilled role you aspire to.
- Create a plan outlining the steps you need to take to achieve your goals
Apply for Skilled Positions:
- Keep an eye on job postings for skilled positions within your organisation or elsewhere.
- Tailor your resume to highlight relevant skills and experiences that make you a strong candidate for the skilled role.
- Consider pursuing higher education or specialised courses in your field to enhance your knowledge and qualifications.
CSCS Card Upgrade:
- Check the specific CSCS requirements for the skilled role you are targeting.
- Upgrade your CSCS card to match your new qualifications and skills.
- Identify experienced professionals in the field who can provide guidance and mentorship.
- Keep yourself informed about industry trends, advancements, and new technologies.
- Stay updated on relevant regulations and standards in your field.