“I like the fact you can get experience of the trades you’re co-ordinating whilst liaising with the different professionals of the construction and design teams. There are lots of opportunities for anyone who wants to pursue a career in construction – especially on this project. I would definitely recommend it. I was fortunate. I thought I’d need a degree to start in my role so I jumped at the chance when I found I was chosen to give it a go.”
You can find out more about Zethan, Shaqueele (our March apprentice of the month) and Miguele in our short film about life as an apprentice at Myatt’s Field North.
With thousands of jobs in the pipeline at nearby Nine Elms, on Future Brixton projects and on major sites across the borough, the future looks good for Zethan.
You could be building the new homes and work spaces in Lambeth
We want more young people like Shaqueele and Zethan to rebuild their neighbourhoods.
As part of Future Brixton, 45 apprenticeships are already planned for the development at Your New Town Hall. And hundreds will get their first break in construction through developments at Nine Elms.
If you’re interested in an apprenticeship in construction Lambeth Working is planning a Construction Summer Course where 4 weeks of pre-employment training will see 12 new apprentices employed by Byrne Bros. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
You can find out more about Future Brixton plans here.
You can find out more about the transformation of Nine Elms on the South Bank here.