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Dedicated Mentor

Safeguarding our young apprentices

  • Enhanced DBS.
  • Prevent training.
  • Safeguarding qualification (Level 2).
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead (Level 3).

Alert to the mental health of our apprentices

  • Mental Health First Aid qualified.

Adapting to the communication needs of our apprentices

  • Available throughout the week.
  • Always there in times of need.
  • Adapting communication channel to best suit individual apprentices – e.g., texting.

Seeking regular updates

  • Alert to any issues at home or on site.
  • Monitored by our Business Operations Manager.

In regular contact with contractors on site

  • Checking attendance and attitude to work.
  • Arranging interventions if ever required.
  • Minimising potential issues by ‘nipping them in the bud’.

Seeking opportunities to recognise success

  • Nominating apprentices for Apprentice of the Month.
  • Identifying PR opportunities to raise awareness of careers in construction and the Shared Apprenticeship model.