What's it Like to be a Builder? by Elizabeth Dowen, Elizabeth Pickard, Lisa Thompson

What's it Like to be a Builder?

Written by Elizabeth Dowen, Elizabeth Pickard, Lisa Thompson
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Part of the What's it Like to be a ? Series


What's it Like to be a Builder? by Elizabeth Dowen, Elizabeth Pickard, Lisa Thompson

This series provides fun and accessible careers information for young people choosing what to study post-14. Each title offers a behind-the-scenes tour of a high-interest job typically entered through a vocational route. Snappy, easy-to-digest information and case studies are supported by a comprehesive guide to training and entry routes. At the end of year 9, pupils must choose course options that will determine whether they take a vocational or academic route through the rest of their education. These titles will help readers relate the huge range of vocational courses available to exciting jobs in the real world.


Well laid

Derry Journal (February 2009)

About the Author

Elizabeth Dowen is a former Senior Consultant with TAC - the Training, Advice and Consultancy arm of the CfBT Education Trust. She is a qualified and experienced senior careers adviser and youth worker who has specialised in working with disadvantaged and de-motivated young people. Liz has been a lead writer for various training programmes and her areas of expertise include vocational careers education.

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48 pages


Elizabeth Dowen, Elizabeth Pickard, Lisa Thompson
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A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

1st July 2008



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