Joel Wild - GRKC

Apprentice Name: Joel Wild

Host employer Name: GRKC  

Trade: Groundworker

Qualification: Level 2 General Construction Operative

Location: Sheffield

Date started: 21/08/2017

Date completed: Ongoing

Previous circumstances prior to starting apprenticeship:

Joel’s Dad is a Groundworker and has done it all his life. Joel knew from a very young age that he would want to follow in his Dad’s footsteps.

Project Name/s: Project Cavendish

Brief description of duties:

Joel’s duties on site include:

  • Drainage

  • Digging manholes

  • Backfilling

  • Concreting

General tidying/labouring

What difference has doing the apprenticeship made to your life?

Joel feels that interacting with so many people on site has improved how confident he feels when communicating with people.

He loves that he does an active job that keeps him busy and that he’s doing something he enjoys.

What are your aims for your future career?

Joel wants to do shutter joinery afterwards, perhaps looking at supervisory roles long-term.

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