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Wates Group

Our company in a nutshell

Wates Group


The Wates Group is one of the largest privately-owned construction, development and property services companies in the UK.


We are committed to the long-term future of the built environment. Our award-winning Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability programmes underpin our vision to become the most trusted partner in the built environment, leaving a positive legacy for the communities in which we work and live.


Apprenticeship Programmes


Our apprenticeship programmes are an excellent opportunity for school and college leavers as well as experienced trade professionals to develop your skills, knowledge and experience towards professional management.


We offer a range of apprenticeships from Intermediate (level 2) and Advanced (level 3) to Higher (level 4) and Degree level (level 6) apprenticeships for school and college leavers. Our apprenticeships are industry recognised and designed to provide you with the experience and knowledge to support you towards becoming a professional in the built environment.


Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships


We offer great opportunities if you are interested in starting your career as trade professionals or within business support functions.


Our opportunities are countrywide. We recruit for Business Admin, Customer Service, Trades and Professional Apprentices. We typically recruit twice a year with a January or September start.


Register your details here and we will contact you when opportunities become available. Our minimal requirement is two GCSEs.


Higher & Degree Apprenticeships


If you have at least eight GCSEs (grades A-C incl. Maths and English); A-levels or HNCs in a construction related subject, you are eligible to apply for our Higher and Degree level Apprenticeships.


Our programmes include support with professional development, on-the-job experience, behavioural and technical development within a structured programme.


We are keen to hear from school or college leavers who have a real passion for the built environment and want to develop your skills and competence towards becoming a chartered construction professional.




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