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Fiona Boak. Humber EBP/Connexions Humber. The Sector. Breadth of industry: craft to professional Employment trend: stable and projected to grow 30% growth over last 10 years Key industry/sector within UK economy Major reliance on sub-contracting

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    1. Fiona Boak Humber EBP/Connexions Humber

    2. The Sector • Breadth of industry: craft to professional • Employment trend: stable and projected to grow • 30% growth over last 10 years • Key industry/sector within UK economy • Major reliance on sub-contracting • 95% of companies employ fewer than 5 people

    3. Facts & Figures • Accounts for 7% of UK workforce, 2M people employed • Output of £77billion • Sector has 210,100 enterprises • Industry will need to recruit and retain 88,000 trained people each year for next 5 years • Steady increase (28%) of those self-employed in sector (2000/2004) cf 1% growth in direct employment • 80% of workforce is male • Smallest occupational group: scaffolders; largest occupational groups: wood trades, managers, electricians, clerical, bricklayers

    4. Key Factors • Much activity fragmented and short term project based • Sensitivity of the sector to economic cycle • Low proportion of workforce formally qualified • Industry structure creates barrier to apprenticeship opportunities • Gender issues: currently women account for only circa 10% of total employment in industry

    5. Key Drivers • The economy • Need for improved performance • Innovation & new technology • Sustainability: • Legislation:

    6. Skills • Improved business performance via increased take up of training opportunities for existing workforce • Achieving a fully qualified workforce at all stages of construction process, it is estimated that at least 70,000 people a year need to achieve an NVQ Level 2 qualification by 2010 (industry’s own target) • Currently only 40% of new entrants are suitably qualified

    7. The National Picture • Industry will lose over 30% of workforce over next 20 years via retirement • Acknowledging skills gaps • Developing a multi-skilled workforce • Future challenges: finding suitably skilled staff, increasing sales, keeping up with legislation and regulation • Olympic build programme & Building Schools for the Future

    8. Yorkshire & the Humber • 183,213 employed in sector (ie 8% of those employed) • 54,953 are self-employed ie 30% • 87% of employers have fewer than 10 employees • Predicted 7.5% growth by 2011 • Wood trades, managers and electricians: 3 largest occupational categories • Large, mixed-use developments will drive activity • Need for 6,090 new recruits a year on average

    9. The Humber • Increased growth in number of construction employers (2000-2005) +28.6% • Higher proportion of people employed in construction (6.3%) than region or UK • Substantial growth in employment in sector (2000-2005) • 11.2% of business units are within sector (12.3% ER; 8.2% Hull; 11.9% NEL; 12.4% NL) • NESS identifies construction as one of key skills shortage areas in within the Humber

    10. Further Information • http://www.guidance-research.org/ • http://www.cskills.org/ • http://www.citb.co.uk/ • http://www.lmihumber.co.uk/

    11. Pathways for Progression • Developing the local picture • Up to date information on learning/ training pathways and providers linked to: • Labour market information: jobs/salaries/trends

    12. Pathways for Progression • http://www.aimhigherhumber.org/