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Women into Construction - New Directions (Pathways into Construction - NEETs, long term unemployed, women and full time learners)


Careers and recruitment, Changing industry culture

Women into Construction C.I.C.

Hill Ltd.; HS2; Lendlease; Mace; Bouygues; WV lIving; Willmott Dixon; Auctus Group; DWP/JCP; Midland Heart Housing Association; HMP Foston Hall; HMP Drake Hall; The New Leaf Initiative; Spectra First; Birmingham City Council; RIKEM Training & Consultancy Ltd; Erdington Skills Centre; INFRA Skills; FaCT

East England, West Midlands




This project will work with 240 women and 30 companies, 50% of which will be SMEs.

The project will support women with pre-employment support and provide employers with support in employing and retaining women within their companies.

This expands on the WIC current offering by extending the offer to the West Midlands and East of England

  • 240 beneficiaries engaged
  • 30 companies engaged (50% SMEs)
  • 150 beneficiaries signed up and registered 125 clients completing job specific training
  • 95 clients completing work placements
  • 50 clients gaining employment
  • 25 clients in sustained employment (>26 weeks)
  • 24 case studies
  • Final Project Report.

01 Jul 2019

30 Jul 2022

End of project summary

The project had funding withdrawn in May 2020 as a result of the strategic changes from CITB's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, materials attached reflect this.