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Site Visits — Why Organise a Site Visit?

worker demonstrating equipment to a student
  • Make curriculum relevant and practical
  • Improve image of construction
  • Introduce and attract young people
  • Address key stage objectives
  • Widen career horizons
  • Inform and inspire
  • Highlight importance of site safety
  • Value practical ability
  • Change attitudes
  • Address 'skills shortage'
  • Explore sustainability issues
  • Create a real curriculum context
  • Promote house building
  • Promote equal opportunities
  • Promote long term interest
  • Value the built environment
  • Create links and partnerships
  • Promote a creative worth in society
  • Create enjoyment
  • Workplacement opportunities
  • Build community relations
  • Promote work satisfaction
  • Provide positive media profile
  • Promote professionalism
Steve Lidgate, HBF President
"Tackling the skills shortage is just as much a priority as tackling the housing crisis."
Steve Lidgate, HBF President