The following organisations have agreed to become Patrons of Youthbuild UK: –

BAM Construct UK

BAM_fmBAM Construct UK is part of the European construction enterprise, Royal BAM Group, one of the largest construction companies in Europe, and it is the market leader in the Netherlands. It employs around 28,000 people and is delivering construction and property services in over 30 countries. We’ve been in business in Britain since 1874. We like to stay close to our customers so that we understand their issues and their environments. That’s why we have a network of offices covering England, Scotland and Wales. We enjoy a market leading position in the education and healthcare sectors. We also have a diverse project portfolio in retail, mixed use development, office, leisure and law and order. Our aim is to create an enjoyable experience for our customers in construction, property development, design, services engineering, facilities management and plant hire.



CCTALCarmarthenshire Construction Training Association Ltd (CCTAL) is a dynamic partnership of diverse contractors, located within the Carmarthenshire region. CCTAL members are driven towards a common goal and are committed to embrace sustainability and overall business improvement. The voluntary partnership aims to offer a mutual support infrastructure to member organisations. By means of active networking the group will provide direction, assistance business development support and more importantly for the promotion and enhancement of construction training in Carmarthenshire. Carmarthenshire Construction Training Association Ltd has been in existence for over 25 years and in 2001 became the first Independent Construction Training Association established in Wales. It was formed by Construction Employers in order to provide a forum within which training and company development could be discussed and implemented to the quality and quantity required by the Construction Sector in Carmarthenshire.


Countryside Properties (UK) Limited

CS_PG_3L_CMYK_300dpiCountryside is a leading UK home builder specialising in place making and urban regeneration. Our business is focused on place making which we deliver through our two divisions, Housebuilding and Partnerships. The Housebuilding division, operating under the Countryside and Millgate brands, develops sites that provide private and affordable housing, on land owned or controlled by the Group. Our Partnerships division specialises in urban regeneration of public sector land, delivering private and affordable homes by partnering with local authorities and housing associations.

Countryside was founded in 1958. It operates in locations across London, the South East and the North West of England. For further information visit


Cyfle Building Skills

Cyfle LogoCyfle Building Skills is a Multi Award Winner Regional Shared Apprenticeship Scheme, with 3 regions, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion/Pembrokeshire and Neath Port-Talbot/Swansea, that currently employs over 140 apprentices. It is a Shared Apprenticeship Scheme that was launched by South West Wales Regional Shared Apprenticeship Ltd (SWWRSAL) and CITB in 2013 which is currently the largest Shared Apprenticeship Scheme in the UK. The aim is to provide a service which supports young adults into sustainable employment within the construction industry. This will help young people further their careers and their chances of gaining employment. They will have the opportunity to gain an NVQ level 2 & 3. It offers apprenticeships in the following trades: Bricklaying, Plastering, Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, Painting & Decorating, Accounting and Business and Administration.


Durkan Limited

Durkan Logo on White_300dpiDurkan is an independent developer and contractor. We invest in, develop, construct and refurbish affordable, quality homes and communities throughout London and South East England.

We are a developer, contractor, partner and investor able to offer complete, end-to-end solutions. Delivering complex projects with skill and expertise.

As an inclusive business we promote diversity. By offering opportunities and encouragement to people of all races, genders and backgrounds we help them succeed within our company and the industry as a whole.

We are committed to delivering lasting value for our customers, our communities and our people.


Essential Site Skills

ESS_White_BKGEssential Site Skills are a UK leading provider of Construction Health & Safety Training and NVQ qualifications, with a reputation for our wealth of knowledge and quality of service within the industry.  It is our knowledge, expertise and ambition to be at the forefront of industry changes that sets us apart from other providers within the industry.

We are proud to be making an impact in the industry in which we operate, our team has genuine interest and ambition in making Essential Site Skills a stand out provider within the UK for delivering a quality service that ensures health & safety and the correct training is key priority.

We specialise in working with organisations to identify their training needs, this not only ensures they are compliant with current legislation but ensures that their employees are competent in their job roles, and proving that safety is a key factor within their business.

Our Senior Management Team have an extensive background, with a wealth of knowledge and qualifications in the field of Learning and Development.  Many of our leading trainers are ex Royal Engineers, who understand the value of a great trainer and their expertise in bringing a subject to life.


Kier Group

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Kier Group plc is a leading property, residential, construction and services group that invests in, builds, maintains and renews the places where we work, live and play. We operate across a range of sectors including defence, education, health, housing, industrials, power, transport and utilities. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, we are a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

With a head office at Tempsford Hall in Bedfordshire and a network of 88 UK offices (105 globally) Kier offers national coverage across all of its core activities. Employing over 20,000 people, with a turnover in excess of £4bn, Kier has the financial strength and technical expertise to undertake some of the most significant construction, civil engineering and service contracts in the country.


L&Q Academy 

L&Q is one of the UK’s leading housing associations and developers, managing 90,000 homes across London and the South East.

We have an ambitious plan to enable the delivery of another 100,000 quality new homes. Half of the new homes we build will be genuinely affordable to people on average and lower incomes, with the other half available for private rent or sale, reflecting our belief that everyone should have a quality home they can afford.

All of our profits are reinvested into creating homes and neighbourhoods we can be proud of.  This includes investment of £250m into our Community Foundation and the L&Q Academy; which engages residents and local people to offer apprenticeships. The Academy aims to realise potential and improve the lives of staff and residents by providing the skills and opportunities to build and sustain a career.

Swansea Bay Construction Support Group


Swansea Bay Construction Support Group (SBCSG) is a collaboration of diverse contractors, located within Neath, Port Talbot and Swansea region. SBCSG is a grant funded, not for profit organisation that is committed to providing cost-effective training and development opportunities to its members. Being part of a training group means you get access to discounted training which can be organised at local venues, the support of the Group Training Officer to assist with your training needs, networking opportunities at group meetings, and being able to make your voice heard as part of a larger group.

SBCSG work closely with local colleges and training providers to identify training needs within the industry and where possible, endorse the achievement of recognised qualifications to training for future generations.