Closed: VGC Group - Construction & Civil Engineering VWEX

VGC Group

Available Between
12
Apr
2021
16
Apr
2021

Are you interested in construction and civil engineering?

Do you want to know what and who it takes to put a large project together? And would you like the chance to talk to them and ask them questions?

Are you starting to think about your next steps after GCSE or A-levels and wondering what industry would best suit you and your interests and skills?

Do you want to hear from apprentices and graduates and be able to ask them their opinion on education pathways?

If you are aged 15+ and would like to see first hand how a large infrastructure project is built as well as gain an insight into all the various roles that are needed to build these such as HS2, Thames Tideway and motorways this could be the work experience week for you. A company reference will also be provided to you from VGC group upon completion of the week for your personal records.

The week will include:

  • How a project is put together
  • What roles are needed to build from site to office
  • A day in the life on site (virtual site tour)
  • Meet the team with Q&A opportunities
  • How does IT impact construction
  • How does Health and safety work?
  • What is social responsibility?
  • Tips for interviews and applications
  • Education and career paths
  • Interactive sessions and project work

VGC Group are one the largest labour suppliers in the construction industry across the UK.

Placement Notes

Priority will be given to students from Birmingham, Herts, Kent, Slough, Blackpool, London borough of Hillingdon, Brent and Ealing.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Understanding more about the sector
Communication Skills
Interview skills
Giving presentations
CV Writing

Great For Students Who Are:

Team Player
Hard Working
Interested in learning industry basics
Willing to learn

Candidate Questions

Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
1
Are you interested in a career in Engineering or construction?

2
Which of your skills would you like to improve?