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Parents….. it’s not what you think

University isn’t for everyone.

In fact, according to a recent teacher’s guide, almost 50% of students are considering other options too. Apprenticeships are a great alternative for school and college leavers, and the construction industry is renowned for offering excellent options. Here are some useful resources offering further guidance on what an apprenticeship might mean for you, or someone you know. 

Our School and University Outreach Partnerships

We are proud to partner with School Outreach  University Outreach as part of our early talent programme.  This partnership helps us to connect with students to create positive pathways and employment for young people.  Engaging with over 100 local secondary schools and over 40 Universities to promote opportunities within the Construction industry.

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Teachers Guide

Created by the team behind and, this guide offers more information on apprenticeship pathways at all levels, subject options and school leaver routes.

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Further information on apprenticeships

  • The National Careers Service offers advice on how work experience can help you, including when to do it and what you might learn. 
  • The government’s dedicated apprenticeships website provides valuable information on becoming an apprentice, upskilling and using an apprenticeship to make a career change. 
  • The Prospects student website is a heart place to learn about different apprenticeship levels. 
  • The Rate My Apprenticeship website gives more advice on what apprenticeship schemes and programmes are available and how to apply.
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Entry Routes

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