MBacc Gateway Resources

Construction and the Green Economy

MBacc gateway resource for Construction and the Green Economy. The content of this visual is described in text underneath the image.

Your gateway to Construction and the Green Economy

Use this information to explore qualification and career options within this gateway.

At 14

Build your Mbacc for jobs in Construction and the Green Economy with these qualifications.

Essential qualifications

  • English
  • Maths
  • Sciences
  • Digital

Gateway relevant qualifications

  • Design & Technology
  • Business Studies
  • Geography
  • Engineering
  • Construction

These qualifications can also take you to these other gateways.

  • Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Digital and Technology

At 16

Get qualified and develop your skills with these options.

  • T Levels e.g. Design, Surveying and Planning
  • Apprenticeships e.g. Plumbing/Heating Engineering
  • Other Technical Qualifications e.g. Civil Engineering
  • A Levels e.g. Maths

18 onwards

You could step into a great job, like these options:

  • Bricklayer
  • Joiner
  • Painter and Decorator
  • Plasterer
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Heating Technician
  • Plumber
  • Facility Manager
  • Site Assistant
  • Retrofit Coordinator

Or, get more qualified with one of these qualifications:

  • Higher Technical Qualifications, like a Higher National Certificate, Foundation Degree, or Higher National Diploma
  • Professional Qualifications, like a Degree or Degree Apprenticeship

These further qualifications could help you progress into these jobs:

  • Civil Engineer
  • Sustainability Specialist
  • Electrician
  • Solar Installer
  • Architect
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Site Manager
  • Heating Engineer

Potential employers

Progressing through this gateway means you could be working for:

  • Murphy & Sons
  • Siemens Energy
  • Far East Consortium
  • BAM
  • Capital & Centric
  • Daikin