The impact of new technologies on the construction industry

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Building and Construction Industry Training Fund (BCITF) (W.A.)


The growth of new technologies in the construction industry is expected [to] have an impact on the way construction is performed in the future. With any new methodologies, there are expected to be changes in the composition of the workforce. New construction technologies may require the attainment of new skills or trades with the consequence of establishing new or redesigned training programs. All of these impacts are expected to require new training methodologies and/or associated up-skilling of the workforce. The object of this research was to identify new technologies or methodologies...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Technology; Workforce development; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Technological change; Skill needs; Skill upgrading

Geographic subjects: Western Australia; Australia; Oceania

Published: [Osborne Park, Western Australia]: Building and Construction Industry Training Fund, 2014

Physical description: 18 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 122.742

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