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Best Practice Case Studies

O’Halloran & O’Brien Academy

O’Halloran & O’Brien Ltd (OHOB) is one of the UK’s leading groundworks and civil engineering contractors. Their Construction Training Academy trains young people, from the ground up and those already qualified who want to diversify, for careers in the construction industry.

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Best Practice Case Studies

The NHBC Apprenticeship Scheme

Who is NHBC? The National House-Building Council (NHBC) is the UK’s leading provider of warranty and insurance for new homes. Established in 1936, NHBC’s purpose is to build confidence in the construction quality of new homes by assessing, inspecting and…

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Best Practice Case Studies

The Durkan Waged Work Placement Programme

Who is Durkan? Durkan is an established construction company specialising in design, build and refurbishment projects across the country. As a larger company, Durkan has a sizable workforce of trades, technical and professional people. In light of this, Durkan wanted…

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Youthbuilders’ Stories

Nick’s Story

2019 Young Builder award winner Nick’s mother passed away when he was young, leading to an unsettled upbringing, with Nick’s home life eventually becoming untenable…

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