Construction industry workforce shortages: role of certification, training and green jobs in filling the gaps

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McGraw-Hill Construction

Abstract:

This report reveals the current status and future expectations around the availability of a trained skilled workforce in the construction industry. It identifies challenges the industry faces in finding skilled workers, the regions and trades in which shortages are expected and the training needed to fill gaps. Green jobs and their particular demands are a primary focus as the research examines the impact of green on the construction marketplace, defines green jobs specifically for the construction industry and determines skill set gaps for green jobs now and in the future. In addition,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Industry; Employment; Workforce development; Qualifications; Vocational education and training; Outcomes

Keywords: Skill shortage; Green skills; Skilled worker; Skill development; Skill certification; Continuing vocational education and training; Trend; Future

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Bedford, Massachusetts: McGraw-Hill Construction, 2012

Physical description: 64 p.

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http://www.usgbc.org/resources/smart-market-report-construction-industry-workforce-shortages-role-certification-training-

Also called: SmartMarket report: construction industry workforce shortages: role of certification, training and green jobs in filling the gaps

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 123.121

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