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Careers Activities

Raising aspirations

  • We use social media to raise awareness of careerpaths in the local area.
  • We use a variety of role model imagery to widen appeal.
  • We have a website careers page dedicated to ‘Why Construction?
  • We offer Pre-Apprenticeships to provide additional support whilst securing the entry requirements for an apprenticeship.
  • We employ entry-level apprentices and so widen participation in the industry.
  • We make the opportunities more accessible by:
    • supporting our apprentices with a dedicated Mentor and academic supervision.
    • recruiting locally and enabling most of our apprentices to continue to live at home.

Raising awareness of opportunities

  • We are in direct contact with school, college and independent careers staff across the region.
  • We also raise awareness of our local vacancies with youth-support organisations and influencers in the region.

Apprenticeships and jobs fairs

  • We attend college-run and independent apprenticeship events across the region.

Supporting schools with Gatsby Benchmarks

  • Learning from careers and labour market information. ​
  • Addressing the needs of each student.
  • Encounters with employers and employees.

School careers fairs

  • We attend school careers events across the region.

Mock interviews

  • We support schools with careers activities including mock interviews.