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Greendale Construction strengthens apprenticeship programme

Poole-based Chartered Building Company invests in construction talent

Chartered Builder Greendale Construction has taken on two new first-year apprentices.
The new recruits join the Poole firm’s second- and third-year apprentices, strengthening Greendale’s commitment to training.

Jacob Barton, 19, joins the award-winning company as a first-year electrical apprentice. He will be studying at Bournemouth & Poole College for his Level 3 electrical installation/maintenance apprenticeship, while working closely with Greendale’s electrical manager and gaining site experience.

Samuel Wright, 17, the second new apprentice, joined straight from St Aldhelm’s Academy after previously spending two weeks’ work experience with Greendale in 2019.

Wright will be studying towards his three-year NVQ Level 3 in site carpentry, mentored by one of Greendale’s senior site carpenters.  

Maria Seabright, the firm’s finance/HR director, said: “Training for the future of the construction industry and offering young people the opportunity to specialise in a trade which will set them up with a career for life has always been a priority for Greendale. 

“And never more so than during this time when many companies have been forced to put their apprenticeship programmes on hold due to the covid-19 pandemic.”

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