VWEX – An insight into careers in the Construction Industry

BAM Construction

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Curated by BAM Construct UK

Aged 14 – 19? Interested in finding out about a wide range of careers? Discover the behind the scenes world of a large construction company. Meet professionals from a range of careers and learn about what their roles entail. If you think construction isn’t a career for you, think again, there are a wide range of roles we will introduce you to which suit a diverse set of skills, knowledge and talents which we know YOU have!

Are you interested in work experience with one of the most successful construction and property services companies in the country? You’ll be working through a week’s placement interacting with members of our project teams from across the UK and working on a range of work modules. We will give insights into some of our flagship projects like the V&A Dundee, Coal Drops Yard London, Manchester City Football Academy to name just a few.

The programme will cover the following business areas:



Estimating and Quantity Surveying

Facilities Management

Health and Safety

Marketing and Communications


Site Management


Placement Notes

Please note that this is a virtual placement and students are not required to travel to an office.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Communication Skills
Problem solving
Professional Etiquette
Time management

Great For Students Who Are:

Team Player
Able to learn quickly
Willing to learn

Candidate Questions

Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
-What is your favourite building in your local area and why?