This report, commissioned by the Scottish Government Building Standard Division, presents reasons why so few young people are entering the profession – chief amongst them being lack of awareness of building standards roles. It provides information on the influences on young people in Scotland when choosing a career and preferred sources and means of communication of career information. In addition, the report outlines positive and negative forces influencing the public profile and promotion of the profession amongst young people. The research shows that the reasons as to why insufficient numbers of young people enter the profession are manifold.
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