At Shared Apprenticeships, we employ construction apprentices (typically aged 16-21 years). Our apprentices build impressive CVs on work placements with either main contractors or subcontractors. And they study with a local college or specialist provider.
Why work for Shared Apprenticeships?
- We are a specialist apprentice employer and committed to completions.
- We provide PPE, health & safety training, insurance, reliable pay, expenses .. and more.
- We recognise success and help to inspire others – e.g., awarding Apprentice of the Month.
Which entry-level apprenticeships do we offer?
- Site manager
- Technician – Quantity Surveyor, Designer, and Civil Engineer.
- Trade – including Bricklayer, Carpenter, Groundworker, Painter & Decorator, Plasterer, and Scaffolder.
How do we support our apprentices?
- Our apprentices stay local, have shorter travel times and most continue to live at home.
- We provide academic supervision to oversee progress, aiming for completion with us.
- Each of our apprentices has a dedicated Mentor for ongoing support and guidance.
- Our team have Enhanced DBS, Prevent training, Safeguarding and Mental Health First Aid qualifications.
- We employ a Designated Safeguarding Lead.
- Everyone has access to our Employee Assistance Program including 24/7 counselling.
How do we help the environment?
- We aim to minimise travel pollution by:
- Keeping our apprentices local and working on construction sites as near as possible to their hometown.
- Ensuring that many of our apprentices have the option to study their course on block release or in the workplace.
- Funding a saver Railcard for those apprentices able / wanting to travel by train instead of driving.
- Our Apprenticeships are based on apprenticeship Standards, most of which incorporate sustainability and environmental considerations. Read more here.
Where do our apprentices study?
- We have access to a wide range of colleges and independent providers.
- When a class is full, we can generally source training provision elsewhere.
- We regularly negotiate flexible start dates during the year.
- Many of the colleges and providers we work with deliver training in the workplace.
What happens next?
- We provide our apprentices with the opportunity to complete their apprenticeship.
- Some will get a professional qualification whilst with us, and letters after their name.
- Many will go on to apply for a degree apprenticeship with a main contractor.
- And we actively seek to progress all onto full-time employment in the industry.
Find our more here.