Construction is the largest industry in Britain, employing around 2 million people. It employs people in over 20 different craft trades from bricklaying to wall and floor tiling.
Glasgow's successful bid for the 2014 Commonwealth Games and the £3 billion Scottish Transport Investment programme, combined with the knock-on effect of building work for the 2012 Olympics will mean increased demand for construction workers. Employment is expected to grow in Scotland between now and 2012.
Construction Crafts offer good opportunities for those who enjoy: