Highways and Construction Virtual Work Experience with Highways England and Partners

Balfour Beatty

Available Between
19
Jul
2021
23
Jul
2021

This virtual work experience is designed to be undertaken in the classroom or from home.

Starting at 10am each day you will meet experts from some of the UK`s largest construction companies and designers alongside Highways England, each afternoon your team will work with industry mentors on a task designed to help you understand some of the professional roles within the industry.

This work experience will be perfect for those with an interest in English, Maths and Science, as well as individuals with a general interest in a future in construction and engineering.

Students will be involved with sessions including:

- Introduction to Construction, Engineering and the Highways industry with the experts

-Commercial roles and tendering with industry experts

- Design, Quality and Social Value

- Project Presentations

- Feedback and knowledge surveys

- Employability skills

Each day will run from 10am until 3pm

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Career Development Workshop
Decision Making
Communication Skills
Problem solving
Interpersonal skills
Interview skills
Leadership
Time management
Giving presentations
IT skills
Team work
CV Writing
Project work

Great For Students Who Are:

Team Player
Hard Working
Inquisitive
Enthusiastic

Candidate Questions

Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
1
What would the title of your biography be?

2
What would you consider a ‘great day’ at work?