EN:Able Futures were proud to join CEG and the Lord Mayor of Leeds (Cllr Jane Dowson), Pierre Angulaire and a number of CEG’s supply chain partners involved at their prestigious development Kirkstall Forge in Leeds to launch the benefits of the Forging Futures Campus Professional Apprenticeship.
Kirkstall Forge is a £400million mixed-use development comprising of 1,050 homes and high-quality offices, leisure, a primary school, shops and restaurants. The oldest continually industrialised UK site, it intertwines placemaking, industrial heritage, sustainability, cultural values and quality, providing arguably one of the largest and most inspiring regeneration projects in the North of England.
Jon Kenny, development director said ‘The Forging Futures Campus apprenticeships are a unique opportunity for people looking to work in the construction and property in
dustries and begin their journeys on the career path with the tools and support to succeed. Kirkstall Forge has been a site of employment for hundreds of years and we are incredibly proud to continue that legacy through the Campus.
CEG have underlined their commitment to tackling the skills gap in the construction and property industry by engaging with and providing employment to 12 local people and creating the Level 3 technical and professional apprenticeships. The programme will delivered through the Forging Futures Campus in partnership with EN:Able Futures who will provide the recruitment of, support and mentoring for the apprentices and work closely with Leeds College of Building to deliver this bespoke programme.
With over 100 young people to date already expressing an interest in taking part of this programme, the first event will take place on the 24th May hosted at Number One, Kirkstall Forge to welcome interested apprentices to hear more about the plans for September 2018 and beyond.
If you would like to be part of this journey please contact: Hannah on 07983 287123 or check out our vacancies here