Brings the world of work alive in your classroom

Concern about the environment is a big issue right now. The way we build things – being more responsible, sustainable and reducing our impact on the environment – is something the construction industry takes very seriously. Even though they’re developing new materials and building methods it still means that some skills are going to be just as important in the future as they have been

in the past. We’ve been finding out why from Bailey, an apprentice carpenter. Find out more at:

Lesson plans and other resources for teachers here 

See the CareersCast follow up show

CareersCast Episode 1

CareersCast Episode 2

View the stories in the show again

Saving the planet – Bailey’s story

Getting creative

Saving lives - Hassan’s story

Keeping us safe - life in the Royal Navy

Employability skills – have you got them?