Sheffield Housing Company, Galiford Try (working on Heart of City Development and NMCN (working on Grey 2 Green Development) have all agreed to sponsor cohorts for this years Construction and the Built Environment Strand Better Learners Better Workers Programme.
The employers will work in school across the city to demonstrate career paths into construction as well as teaching social skills, employability skills, confidence, team-building skills and a bunch of other stuff.
Sector Lead, Stephen Arundel, said:
“This programme is demonstrating to the students that construction is more than just about the trades on site. There are designers, planners, architects, buyers, researchers, admins staff, logistics people, marketing, Human Resources. The list is endless.
“Throughout the course, we’ll be visiting a wide spectrum of careers that makes up the construction world, showing what roles will be available to these Ambassadors in the future.”