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Construction Careers Hour

You are invited to the Construction Careers Hour, a broadcast for young people in schools and colleges, supported by The Careers & Enterprise Company.

This interactive broadcast will feature insights from young people and experts in a variety of roles and settings across the construction industry and is aimed at students at key stages 4&5 and those supporting them. There will be a live panel with Q&A and the opportunity to ask questions of employers throughout.

Register now as a student, teacher, or guardian to get a better understanding of construction careers and how to access them.

  • Home Builders Federation – House Building Careers

    Construction

    There has never been a better time to discover a career in house building!
    At House Building Careers you will be able to learn about the home building industry and how it benefits you, your community and the country as whole.
    With a national shortage of homes house builders are busier than ever. As a result, the industry is looking to recruit trainees and skilled workers in all areas. In return you’ll get superb training, great rewards and brilliant professional progression.

    Why not join us and start your career here!

    Home | Housebuilding Careers

    @Housebuildcareers

    https://www.facebook.com/buildingcareersukltd/

     

  • Galliard Homes Ltd

    Construction

    Founded in 1992 and with over 350 employees Galliard Homes is London’s largest privately owned property development and management group overseeing residential, hospitality, mixed-use, and commercial projects across London, the Home Counties, and the Midlands. Galliard has a £4 billion portfolio of over 6,905 homes and 296,065 square feet of commercial developments under construction. With an impressive portfolio of award-winning developments, we are proud to be considered as London’s leading property developer.

    https://www.galliardhomes.com/

    @GalliardHomes

    Galliard Homes

  • Balfour Beatty

    Construction

    Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group. With 26,000 employees, we provide innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables economic growth. We finance, develop, build and maintain complex infrastructure such as transportation, power and utility systems, social and commercial buildings.

     

    https://www.balfourbeatty.com/

    @balfourbeatty

    Balfour Beatty

  • Willmott Dixon

    Construction

    Our Construction team are passionate about quality for our customers in all sectors; education, leisure and culture, hotels, offices, custodial, health, retail, national frameworks for Government and local authorities.

    Construction’s network of local company offices (LCOs) across England and Wales, each with its own MD, provides national coverage with a local team – giving customers the close attention and relationship with their LCO team right up to MD level. The close attention and quick, responsive approach is one reason our much valued customers and supply chain opt to work with us again, and again!

     

    https://www.willmottdixon.co.uk

    @WillmottDixon

    Willmott Dixon

  • HS2 (High Speed Two) Ltd

    Construction

    HS2 is a new high speed railway that will form the backbone of Britain’s transport network. It will connect towns and cities in the South, Midlands and North with faster, easier and more reliable travel that will put more opportunities within reach for millions of people for work, business and leisure.

    At the peak construction period of the project, we forecast that there will be over 34,000 jobs and have committed to creating 2,000 apprenticeships over the project’s lifetime. These jobs and apprenticeships will be in a range of areas including: Business, Construction, Design, Engineering, Environment, Railway and Technology.

    https://www.hs2.org.uk/

    @HS2ltd

    HS2 Ltd

  • Bouygues UK

    Construction

    Bouygues UK is a major player in Construction. We specialise in education, healthcare, housing and development sectors.

     

    https://www.bouygues-uk.com/

    @BouyguesUK

    Bouygues UK

  • Go Construct

    Construction

    Go Construct is an industry-wide initiative that aims to attract, inform and retain a talented and diverse workforce to the Construction & Built Environment sector.

     

    https://www.goconstruct.org/

    @GoConstructUK

    Go Construct

  • Kier Construction Eastern & Midlands

    Construction

    As one of the country’s leading construction companies, we are proud to be working with clients on projects of all sizes, complexities and sectors, spanning across the whole of the UK.

    We have the expertise, experience and flexibility to satisfy a range of customer requirements, from a complex, strategic asset costing hundreds of millions of pounds, to a £250k extension to create more classroom space in a school.

    Kier Construction Eastern & Midlands delivers comprehensive construction expertise throughout the West and East Midlands and the East Anglia. From our self-constructed regional head office in Waterbeach, Cambridge,  and offices in Norwich (Norfolk), Rushden (Northamptonshire), Witham (Essex), and Solihull (Birmingham) we work with a wide portfolio of clients on schemes including laboratories, educational buildings, hospitals, prisons, commercial premises and student accommodation.

    We have a truly collaborative approach to the construction process and have built a reputation for delivering excellent customer service, minimising cost and risk, and driving innovation and quality.

     

    For more information please visit: www.kier.co.uk

    Twitter handle: @kierconstruct

  • Thakeham

    Property Developers

    Thakeham are a sustainable, infrastructure-led place maker working across the South. A team, of industry experts, we deliver consistently high standards in all we do. Thakeham are community creators with a zero carbon focus. We are passionate about our people and the places that we build with family, community and wellbeing at the heart of all we do.

    Our business divides into three key areas – we are one of the largest strategic land promoters in the South-East, a HBF 5* House Builder and a leading partnership developer, working for Councils and Housing Associations to deliver exceptional quality homes. Thakeham is built on five core values of quality, people, the environment, partnerships and community.

    An HBF 5* builder, Thakeham delivers distinctive residential developments and quality affordable homes across the South. Each Thakeham home is a statement of our commitment to workmanship. For us quality is tenure blind. Because every home is a statement of our care and craftsmanship, we’ve built our reputation on it and it makes us who we are.

    For more information please visit:  https://thakeham.com/

    Twitter handle: @thakeham

  • Vistry Group

    House Building

    Vistry Group is uniquely positioned to lead the way in the UK housing market with a countercyclical business model featuring Vistry Housebuilding and Vistry Partnerships.

     

    We have an unmatched portfolio of brands – including Bovis Homes and Linden Homes – with rich histories and strong reputations, and through this challenging year we have retained a 5-Star HBF Customer Satisfaction Rating as we delivered high quality homes for our customers and clients. Our key asset is our people – around 3,000 of them across England – who have come together to live our values of Integrity, Caring and Quality.

     

    They have delivered on our purpose of developing sustainable new homes and communities across all sectors of the UK housing market.

     

    For more information please visit:  https://www.vistrygroup.co.uk/

    Twitter handle: @VistryG

     

  • Redrow Homes

    https://www.redrowplc.co.uk/

    Redrow is a leading, premium housebuilder dedicated to giving people a better way to live.
    For nearly 50 years, we have been creating high quality homes and communities for our customers, building over 100,000 homes across the country.

    Key to our success are the many talented people working in every department across the business who are committed to excellence. We encourage them all to grow and maximise their potential by working with like-minded people who share their vision and values.

     

    https://www.redrowplc.co.uk/

    @Redrow

  • Barratt Developments PLC

    www.barrattcareers.co.uk

    Barratt Developments is Britain’s largest and best-known housebuilder, having built 17,243 homes last year. With a vision to lead the future of housebuilding by putting customers at the heart of everything it does, Barratt has a clear focus on great design and industry-leading quality. 2021 is the twelfth year Barratt has received a 5 Star rating from its customers in the HBF Customer Satisfaction Survey , a record unmatched by any other major national housebuilder. Also, Barratt site managers received 93 NHBC Pride in the Job Quality Awards, more than any other housebuilder for a record 17 consecutive years. 

     

    Barratt strives to leave lasting positive legacies in the communities it creates and is determined to be the leading national sustainable housebuilder. As the first major national housebuilder to set science-based carbon reduction targets, Barratt is working towards all of its homes being zero carbon from 2030. This includes a focus on advanced methods of construction and, through a range of early careers and specialist programmes, ensuring the right skills are in place to deliver the transition to net zero. 

    LinkedIn Barratt Developments plc

    @Barrattplc

  • St. Modwen

    www.stmodwen.co.uk

    St. Modwen is an expert property developer with a rich 30-year history.

    We operate across three dedicated business units: St. Modwen Homes, St. Modwen Logistics, and Strategic Land & Regeneration, all of which are active across England and South Wales and aligned to structural growth trends.

    St. Modwen has an extraordinary history, with a reputation for looking at things differently and creating opportunities where none existed.

    Changing Places. Creating Better Futures.

    We lead the way in delivering quality places to live and work that enhance communities and create opportunities for growth and shared returns.

    Working with our partners, we have a strong history of creating value for our customers and communities, and we are proud of what we have achieved.  We breathe life into places to help create a sustainable future for all.  We are ambitious, for ourselves and for our employees.  We want St. Modwen to be a place of inspiration, advancement and recognition for everyone who works, or wants to work, for us. We have a culture of empowerment, accountability and supportiveness, and have focused on creating an environment where people can work collaboratively, take pride in their work, and progress in their career.

  • John Sisk

    https://www.johnsiskandson.com/

    John Sisk & Son Ltd (“Sisk”) is an innovative, international, engineering and construction company. It is a progressive business with long term vision, operating since 1859. Sisk is Ireland’s No1 provider of construction services with extensive operations across Ireland, the United Kingdom and mainland Europe.

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