Academy Continues to Grow at Clark Contracts

9th August 2018 By Clark Contracts Ltd


Six new apprentices have started their careers with construction, refurbishment and maintenance contractor, Clark Contracts.


Following on from Clark Contracts’ third annual careers evenings held in Paisley and Edinburgh in March, over 140 applications were received.


As a result, 53 people were invited to attend an assessment day with the 25 highest scoring individuals asked to return for final stage interviews.


The 6 successful apprentices are spending 4 weeks working in various departments within Clark Contracts’ offices in Paisley and Edinburgh, before beginning work on site and commencing their studies at either West College Scotland, Glasgow Clyde College or Edinburgh College.


The 5 joinery and 1 painting and decorating apprentice will join the contractor’s award winning Academy which already features 20 trade apprentices and over 30 others across the business studying towards formal qualifications.


Clark Contracts is ranked at number 21 in the list of Best Companies to Work for in 2018 and won the Training Excellence Award at the UK Construction News Awards in London.


Founded in 1978, Clark Contracts Ltd is a privately owned main contractor with six operating divisions; Construction, Fit Out, Small Works, Retail, Maintenance and Manufactured Joinery. The company works throughout the UK, employing over 250 employees and is number 72 on the 2018 Sunday Times Best Companies to Work for List. The proportion of business derived from repeat customers each year has averaged 76% over the past ten years and 72% of customers rate the contractor as ‘Impressive’ or ‘First Class’.


Click here to visit our image gallery to view more photos of our new and existing apprentices.


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