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Welcome to our new Apprentices

We’ve had a fantastic 2017. This year has seen one of the highest intakes of new apprentices on to the On Site Bristol scheme. We would like to offer a warm welcome to all of our new starters as they embark on their journey to a fantastic career in the construction sector. We would also like to thank our employer partners for their support, without which we would not have been able to continue our success year upon year.    
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Applications close

Our applications are currently closed for this academic year. Companies looking for an apprentice are invited to contact us via email to help prepare for our 2018 intake. Applications for students will be re-opened on the 1st December 2017 ready for starting an Apprenticeship in September 2018
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Gregors wins employer award

Congratulations to one of our most valued partners; Gregor Heating Electrical and Renewable Energy as they picked up the award for best medium sized employer as the most outstanding apprentices in the region were celebrated at the Bristol Post and Bath Chronicle Apprenticeship Awards 2017 at a glittering ceremony at Ashton Gate stadium last night. http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/business/regions-top-apprentices-celebrated-awards-66205
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Open evening tomorrow!

Looking for a career in the Construction Industry? No need to book, just turn up on the evening Are you leaving education in years 11, 12 or 13? If so this event is for you! Come along and meet some of the employers we work with. Speak to the Training Officers who support our current apprentices. Gain advice on various trades. Find out more about apprenticeships, wages and qualifications on offer. It would be beneficial, but not essential, for you to apply online prior to attending this event. On the evening we may then be able to confirm an assessment date
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Bristol WORKS is now live!

‘WORKS depends on the active support of local employers across all sectors who can help us make a real and lasting difference to the lives of all our young people.’ Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol About Works WORKS is part of the Bristol Learning City Partnership and is building a unique collaboration between employers, learning providers, and local communities to develop a skilled local workforce. Building on existing good practice, WORKS is: • Engage – employers and learning providers are co-creating opportunities to equip people with the skills and qualities they need in the workplace • Inspire – young people
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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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