As part of our work with CEG & Leeds City Council, we held a week long skills course for job seekers at Forging Futures Campus, Kirkstall Forge, Leeds
The course covered Trade Taster Sessions in Plumbing & Joinery, Health & Safety and CSCS Testing
In addition, Employability skills sessions were provided, enabling all the candidates to practice their interview technique with representatives from Wates and its supply chain partners including: Fortifire, ABCA Systems, Peter Duffys, Michael Page Recruitment and O’Neill & Brennan Recruitment.
- 10 Job Seekers
- 70 Subsequent interviews with local employers and agencies
History Of The Programme
Building Futures was launched in 2005; our award winning two week accredited vocational training programme targets adults 19+, not in education, employment or training.
It’s delivered by our training provider, Ixion, and provides basic construction learning underpinned with return to work skills, to prepare participants to make the transition into employment or training.
All graduates of the programme receive six months support post event to help find sustainable employment. To date over 1,030 people have completed the Wates Building Futures programme across the UK.