Predict 21: The Future of Construction - Build Yourself with Wates - Virtual Insight Day


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Wates Group is one of the largest privately-owned construction, development and property services companies in the UK.

We have a proud 120+ year history, now in our fourth generation of family ownership, Wates employs around 4,000 people and works with more than 10,000 supply-chain operatives and partners to successfully deliver a range of projects.

Build Yourself, our school engagement programme, aims to address misconceptions and promote careers in construction to the next generation.

Technology is rapidly transforming the way we live and work. Covid-19 has accelerated the delivery of unprecedented change across industries, which would not have survived without adapting. This insight day will explore the future careers available within construction.

This opportunity will include:

  • A chance to explore opportunities in the industry and learn more about the roles available
  • Q&A Panels and interactive webinars featuring Wates apprentices and industry professionals
  • Virtual Site Tour
  • Opportunity to network with industry professionals and build on your CV

Whilst this opportunity is open to all we are especially looking for students in the following areas to apply:

Hackney, Harrow, City of London, Islington, Brent, Stevenage, Kensington & Chelsea & Sandwell

The session runs from 10am until 2pm.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Career Development Workshop
Communication Skills
Giving presentations
Team work
CV Writing
Project work

Great For Students Who Are:

Team Player
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.
What would you consider a ‘great day’ at work?