Private sector: Construction

Quick tips for tutors

These resources cover some of the literacy and numeracy skills that may be needed to work in construction. They also signpost to further websites to find more information about this vocational area. All the resources can be cross-referenced to the national adult literacy or numeracy curriculum and will also be relevant for learners on functional skills courses.

Downloadable Factsheets

Measuring area in construction
Working in construction
Reading instructions in construction
Useful words for construction workers

Downloadable worksheets

Skills for construction
Measuring area and buying materials in construction
Reading labels and instructions for construction
Construction words in use

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