Training & Development

We were awarded the 'Training Excellence' award at the UK wide 2017 Construction News Awards and have also been shortlisted for another four awards in 2017. The shortlistings include the Skills Initiative of the Year category of the Building Magazine Awards, the Excellence in Learning and Development category at the Construction Investing in Talent Awards and the Training and Development category at the Business Insider Scotland's Best Employer Awards. We are also a finalist in the Employer of the Year category of the 2017 Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce Annual ROCCO Business Awards.
Annual review of training and development needs
We offer structured training and development to all our employees through two principal methods, the Group Core Training Matrix and Continuing Professional Development.
Annual appraisals with line management provides the opportunity to discuss any training requirements and development opportunities.
Creating employment opportunities within local communities
We support the local communities where we are delivering projects by offering work placements on our sites helping the long term unemployed back into work.
5% Club Member
We are a proud member of The 5% Club, a campaign focused on creating momentum behind the recruitment of apprentices and graduates into the UK workforce. By joining the club, we have committed to the aim of ensuring that 5% of our UK workforce are apprentices, graduates or sponsored students on structured programmes within the next five years. To find out more information about The 5% Club and how to become a member, please visit or get in touch by emailing . 
Investors in Young People Gold Accredited 
In 2016 we became a gold accredited Investors in Young People employer. As the only people management standard that focuses on an employer’s recruitment and retention of young people, the prestigious award represents a commitment to the training and development of young people and testifies to the company’s effective youth employment practices.

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