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Civil Engineering, Construction and Property


Civil engineering, construction and property are very broad employment sectors with opportunities ranging from management to technical roles and incorporates everything from facilities management to building houses, dams and bridges. A great place to start planning is by exploring job profiles which provide key responsibilities, skill requirements, starting salaries, entry requirements and career prospects in the various roles available. 


Keep up-to-date

Here are some key resources to help you keep updated with industry news:

Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers

Promotes the career of building services engineers and provides information on training, events, news and journals.
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Chartered Institute of Housing

Professional body for people involved in housing and communities. Their website provides housing news, advice, events and jobs.
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The Chartered Institute of Building

The world's largest professional body for construction management and leadership.
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The Engineering Council

UK regulatory body for the engineering profession.
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All you need to know about careers for graduate engineers. Find out what industry sectors you can work in, how much you could earn and how to apply for jobs.
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New Civil Engineer

Online version of the New Civil Engineer magazine; providing news, analysis, interviews, and features for the UK civil engineering sector.
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