School & College Leaver Programme at Laing O'Rourke

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Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
Greater London North West South East West Midlands
Role May Involve:
Accounting & Finance Engineering Other

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About Laing O'Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a privately owned, internationally focussed engineering enterprise with world-class capabilities spanning the entire client value chain. We operate an integrated business model comprising the full range of engineering, construction and asset management services delivering single-source solutions for some of the world's most prestigious public and private organisations.

School & College Leaver Programme

The LOR School & College Leaver Programme - What can you expect?

A five-year programme that combines academic learning with on-the-job training. Successful candidates will complete a fully funded accredited day-release HNC and/or degree in their chosen area of interest while working as a Laing O’Rourke employee.

The programme also includes a series of in-house modules, aimed at exposing you to the latest developments in construction and engineering. Your personal and professional growth will be supported throughout the programme using career planning toolkits and tailored development plans.

During the programme you will work across a range of businesses and projects, which will offer the breadth and variety to support your career progression and will contribute towards your professional development.

Years 1 & 2 development focus

  • Learning how to do your job, understanding how your project works and becoming familiar with the people who work alongside you
  • Progressing with your professional qualification and university qualification

Years 3 – 5 development focus

  • Socialising you into the wider LOR business
  • Progressing with your professional qualification and university qualification
  • Providing opportunities for you to add value for yourself and for LOR

You will benefit from a highly competitive salary and benefits package which includes a company car from year four onwards.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for exceptional school or college leavers to fill roles within the following specialist areas:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Construction Management
  • Procurement
  • Estimating
  • Planning
  • Finance
  • Building Services Engineering

Entry requirements

We are looking for school-leavers who meet the following criteria:

  • You must be eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit if applicable
  • Be on track for or already gained 96 UCAS points or above (course dependant)
  • Have gained at least five GCSEs at grade A- C (4-9)
  • Ideally you will have completed your education no more than two years before applying

Mainly recruiting in the following locations:

  • Greater London and Dartford (Kent)
  • Greater Manchester
  • West Midlands

How to apply

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