1. Provides a good overall perspective of how the construction industry works.
  2. Job opportunities are expected to be good, especially for skilled and experienced construction trades workers.
  3. Workers have relatively high hourly earnings.
  4. Construction offers more opportunities than most other industries for individuals who want to own and run their own business.
  5. In a few cases, skills can be learned entirely through informal on-the-job training, but the more education a worker receives, generally the more skilled that worker becomes.
  6. Technical or certificate school graduates progress at a somewhat faster pace because they already have had courses such as mathematics, mechanical drawing, and woodworking.
  7. The construction industry has many job profiles to suit different interests and skills