Early Careers | Wates

Wates Management Trainee Programme

We are looking for motivated individuals with a passion for learning and a keen interest in the construction, development and property services industries to join our business.

As a family-owned business we know that future talent is at the core of our ongoing success. Our Early Careers programmes are designed to provide you with the experience, skills, knowledge and professional development to start your career at Wates. We are passionate about developing our people: the teams that plan, create and deliver life changing projects.

If you are passionate about developing a career in the built environment, watch the video below to  hear from some of our people:


Our Apprenticeship programmes are a pathway for school and college leavers as well as trades professionals to develop their skills, knowledge and experience towards management and a professional career.

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Year Out Placements

Looking to gain some real world experience in the workplace? Our structured year-out placement programme is the ideal place to start for those currently studying a construction related degree.

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No previous experience is required. All you need is a passion for the built environment, motivation to learn and the drive to excel in your career.

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More information including application tips, training programme as well as information for parents.

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Get in touch

Questions about our programme? Email us