Building for the Future

Building for the Future experience


This experience has been produced in association with West Building Supplies, Bridlington and East Riding College, Bridlington campus to provide children with an insight to the construction industry, and investigates the number of careers available within the industry.


  • To provide children with an awareness of the careers available within the construction industry from the ground up, including geologists, architects, builders, plumbers, electricians and much more.
  • To raise the aspirations of local children, local jobs and the skills and education needed to secure roles in the future.
  • To discover work in the construction industry is not always about getting your hands dirty!
  • To link the supply chain and the sourcing of products from across the globe, for the use by local trades.

The experience

An overview of the construction industry at East Riding College, Bridlington.

Hands on experience and team challenges in the following areas to include:

  • Building
  • Plumbing
  • Design
  • Electrics
  • Joinery
  • Feedback and evaluation