Collaboration is critical to making digital work for the construction industry
The UK construction industry, like many others, is in the middle of a significant transformation, triggered by the increasing use of data, digital technology, and the greater use of off-site manufacturing in projects of all shapes and sizes. While productivity gains are there for the taking, the industry will struggle to exploit them without the right skills strategy in place. WorldSkills UK brought construction industry leaders and technical education professionals together to discuss some of the major issues that need to be addressed to make ‘digital’ work for the industry. This report provides a summary of the main themes discussed and signposts actions that WorldSkills UK will take forward and that leaders in the construction sector and skills sector can adopt.