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Get Sugar Smart!

Bristol wants to become a “Sugar Smart City”. To assist with this aim On Site Bristol would like our students help by completing the simple Sugar Smart survey. Follow the link below and tell us what you think Bristol should do to help people eat less sugar. Take part and have a chance to win £100 of Cabot Circus vouchers (survey closes 31st March):   Just hit the big orange sugar smart button to take part and be in with a chance to win!
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Gregor invests in the future of plumbing

We know how important it is to support young school leavers, to do our bit in helping to tackle local unemployment and encourage interest in the plumbing and heating industry, which is a growing market.   That’s why we run an annual plumbing apprenticeship scheme, in partnership with On Site Bristol, who are a part of Bristol City Council.   The aim of the scheme is to provide a positive and supportive environment for school leavers to progress into long-term employment in the heating industry and potentially, within our company. The next intake for apprentice plumbers is in September this
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Open evening for anyone looking for an apprenticeship

Gregor Heating, Electrical & Renewable Energy are looking to employ apprentice plumbers from September 2017 on their established apprenticeship scheme. If you are currently in year 11 at school and planning your career choices for September 2017 then this is an opportunity not to be missed. On Site Bristol, part of Bristol City Council, are a Training Provider for Apprenticeship Programmes and work in partnership with companies in the Construction Industry. Gregor Heating are hosting an Information Evening on Wednesday 22nd February ‘17 Please come along to the open evening at Willcock House, Southway Dr, Warmley BS30 5LW From 6—8pm On Wednesday 22nd February
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Strong hiring in construction despite change

As reported in the construction enquirer, despite a slow start to 2017 construction buyers remain confident of the year ahead. Construction employment numbers are growing at the fastest rate for the last eight months as the industry continues its process of filling vacancies left by an aging workforce and preparing for massive projects like Bristol Arena, Hinkley Point etc. house building retained its position as the fastest growing part of the construction sector Tim Moore – Senior Economist at IHS Markit  
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Applications opening in 1 day

It’s that time of year again. On Site Bristol will be opening it’s applications for new learners to join our program tomorrow, the 1st December. Employers are also welcome to email us as well to express an interest in employing apprentices for the 2017 intake. It always seems very early for many of our students to be expressing an interest in their career when, typically, they are still yet to complete their GCSE’s. It is a fact though that many of the best employers have been fully committed to high quality apprenticeships for so many years that they are already
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Congratulations to our 2016 award winners

A massive congratulations to all of our award winners 2016. The event last night was a massive success and we had great support from the employers and families of our apprentices. It’s the strong support which makes both apprenticeships and the On Site Bristol program so effective and we thanks you all very much for giving up your time to celebrate the achievements of our 2016 Apprentice Award winners. We were also fortunate enough to have been joined by Bristol’s Lord Mayor who presented the awards as well as Vinci Constructions Rebecca Tregarthen who spoke passionately about the industry and
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We are at Ambitions 2016 right now!

A UNIQUE CAREERS EVENT FOR STUDENTS & PARENTS IN SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE 18 & 19 OCTOBER 2016 AT THE SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE & STROUD COLLEGE WISE CAMPUS The 2016 Ambitions event offers students in the secondary schools and academies in South Gloucestershire the opportunity to investigate a range of different employment sectors in which they might be interested. In the last 5 years over 13,000 Year 9 students have taken part in interactive workshops with employers 18 October 2016 Workshops (9.00 am–3.00 pm) for Year 9 students in South Gloucestershire • 18 October 2016 Evening Event (4.30-8.00 pm) for young people aged 11-19 and their parents • 19 October
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Open evening

On Site Bristol has an open evening on Thursday 10th November 5 – 7:30 pm at The Create Centre, Smeaton Road, Bristol.   This will give you an opportunity to find out about the apprenticeships we will have on offer for current year 11’s to start in September 2017.  Online applications usually start in December but on the open evening you will be able to register with us. Take this opportunity to meet the training officers with up to date experience of the trades and find out more about the application process.
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