Bellway is ready to transform one of the crucial first primary British housebuilders to reach ‘5% Membership’ standing when it reaches its apprenticeship goal this 12 months.
The corporate, which builds homes throughout Wales, England and Scotland has pledged that apprentices will make up 5 in step with cent of its body of workers. With 140 apprentices now on its books and extra being recruited, Bellway is ready to hit that concentrate on in 2019.
Talking in Nationwide Apprenticeship Week (March 4-8) Bellway’s Billie Oaten, Gross sales Director for Bellway Wales, mentioned:
“We provide a variety of apprenticeships at Bellway, as it offers us a possibility to take an energetic function in moulding the corporate’s long term body of workers.
“Apprenticeships are an incredible method of nurturing ability inside the trade and growing the talents to lend a hand the industry extend.
“However this isn’t a one-way boulevard – apprenticeships additionally be offering unbeatable alternatives for other folks to be told new talents and cross directly to revel in glad and pleasing careers.”
Around the Bellway staff, the corporate already has 140 workers on an apprenticeship in an enormous number of roles, from ‘conventional’ space builder occupations like bricklaying and carpentry, to jobs maximum huge corporations require, like accountancy or procurement and provide.
In 2018 the corporate become a member of the 5% Membership (www.5percentclub.org.united kingdom), an employer-led organisation whose contributors pledge to paintings against having 5 in step with cent in their body of workers on a proper apprenticeship, pupil or graduate building scheme inside 5 years.
Billie Oaten mentioned:
“At Bellway we’ve taken a lead in using apprentices and injecting younger ability into our corporate.
“We’ve got additionally partnered with the Collab Team, an organisation of huge additional schooling schools which ship top quality apprenticeships to nationwide employers equivalent to ourselves. The partnership guarantees consistency and high quality of coaching for our apprentices around the nation.
“The purpose of the 5% Membership is to make use of 5 in step with cent apprentices by way of 2023. As a result of we’ve been so proactive in apprentice recruitment, we will be able to for sure reach our 5 in step with cent goal in 2019.”
For more info consult with bellway.co.united kingdom/company/staff/vacancies