David Wilson Homes takes on its 99th apprentice
FIVE teenagers are laying the foundations for careers in the construction trade after being appointed to the David Wilson Homes apprenticeship scheme.
With the addition of these five new apprentices, a total of 99 have now been taken on by David Wilson Homes East Midlands since 2002.
Recently named a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer at the National Apprenticeship Awards, David Wilson Homes has a record of recruiting young people to the business.
The latest apprentices, Connor Wickwar (19), George Sills (18), Liam Harding (18), Liam Venables (18) and Matthew Bosch (17), are currently learning on the job while undertaking NVQ courses at various local colleges.
John Reddington, Managing Director at David Wilson Homes East Midlands, commented: “Apprenticeships combine on-the-job experience with classroom based learning and are one of the most effective ways to build construction skills for the future. They are a vital part of our business and we pride ourselves on the level of investment we make every year to ensure that talent is developed and valued.
“We are encouraging anyone considering what to do after school, or indeed anyone keen for a career change, to take a serious look at apprenticeships. They are an excellent stepping stone into an industry and give you the chance to earn and learn at the same time.”
To find out more about apprenticeships at David Wilson Homes please log on to www.buildingcareerstogether.co.uk