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Bright idea to enhance apprentice training

9th March, 2017

A PARTNERSHIP approach to training is helping Redrow equip electrical apprentices in the Midlands with new skills. The housebuilder has one of the industry’s best records for training and developing its staff and around 15% of its 2,200 employees are trainees. Redrow has a long-standing working relationship with Nottingham-based MA Broughton Electrical Contractors going back […]


Redrow apprenticeship report 2017: Overcoming aversion to apprenticeships

6th March, 2017

Poor careers advice and misperceptions are exacerbating the construction sector skills-gap and discouraging apprentices Redrow’s 2017 apprenticeship report has revealed. Redrow outlines its recommendations for tackling the issue – industry collaboration is key, as is working more closely with parents of young people 52% of young people have never given a career in construction ANY […]


Redrow announces 100 new apprentice roles to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

6th March, 2017

Redrow, the FTSE 250 and Top 10 UK housebuilder, is gearing up to celebrate this year’s National Apprenticeship Week, 6th-10th March, across its regional divisions by announcing a ton of new apprenticeships for 2017. The business’ apprenticeship programme is recognised by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) as the gold standard among housebuilders. It has […]


Strokes of genius put Elizabeth on awards shortlist

16th February, 2017

Young Redrow painter and decorator Elizabeth Gibbs is hoping to have more than a brush with success after being shortlisted for Best Apprentice under 25 in the Women in Construction Awards. And while she is thrilled to have made it to the final four, Elizabeth says taking the top prize would put the gloss on […]


Redrow apprentices enter Brathay Apprentice Challenge

1st February, 2017

Nine apprentices from Redrow’s South West division will be taking on teams from across the UK, in a bid to be named the Brathay Apprentice Challenge team of the year. The Brathay Apprentice Challenge, now in its sixth year, sees teams of apprentices from across a range of sectors compete in a series of work-related […]


Redrow named as a UK Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer for 4th consecutive year

24th January, 2017

Top 10 UK housebuilder Redrow has once again been recognised for its commitment to offering young people high quality apprenticeship schemes, as they have been named as one of the UK’s top 100 apprenticeship employers for the fourth consecutive year. The National Apprenticeship Awards, now in its 13th year, celebrate both exceptional apprenticeship employers and […]


Redrow sponsors West Midlands Construction UTC Basketball team

9th January, 2017

Redrow are continuing their support of a new generation of skilled workers in the construction industry by recently agreeing a sponsorship deal with the basketball team for the West Midlands Construction UTC (University Technical College). The basketball team is the first team to be set up as part of the new school, and Redrow will […]


Redrow highly commended at inaugural awards

12th December, 2016

On Thursday 8 December, almost 400 people from construction’s HR, recruitment, talent, and learning and development teams came together for the inaugural Construction Investing in Talent Awards, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Central London, to acknowledge and celebrate the companies within the sector who attract, train and retain the best talent. Redrow’s commitment […]


Redrow recognised for commitment to Learning and Development

24th November, 2016

FTSE 250 and top 5 UK housebuilder Redrow has had its approach to employee training recognised with the award of one of the UK’s most highly recognised and prestigious learning and development industry accolades. The British Institute for Learning and Development (BiLD), an organisation set up to professionalise Learning and Development, has granted Redrow its […]


Redrow starts recruitment process for their highly regarded 2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Programmes

9th November, 2016

Places available on the Construction Management Programme, Rotational Graduate Scheme and Undergraduate Programme Redrow, the FTSE 250 and Top 10 UK housebuilder, has announced the opening of their 2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Programmes with placements now available across England and Wales for aspiring future construction industry leaders. The programmes are highly regarded within the industry, […]


Redrow’s Ben is building on success

1st November, 2016

PLUMBING apprentice Ben Finch is feeling flushed with success after being voted Property Apprentice of the Year. The Wigan teenager was given the prestigious title at the North West Property Awards held in Liverpool. Ben, 18, who has just started the third year of a plumbing apprenticeship with Redrow Homes (Lancashire), says: “I don’t really […]


Redrow ‘Highly Commended’ for apprenticeship commitment

6th October, 2016

LEADING housebuilder Redrow has been highly commended at the West Midlands Apprenticeship Awards. Redrow – which operates across England and Wales but has its Learning and Development headquarters in Tamworth – was highly commended in the Apprentice Employer of the Year (large employer) category of the regional awards, which are a precursor to the annual […]


Double nomination for Redrow in Construction Talent Awards

6th October, 2016

REDROW has been shortlisted at the inaugural Construction Investing in Talent Awards 2016, for outstanding commitment to apprenticeships and innovation in recruitment. The FTSE 250 house builder has been selected as a finalist in two categories – Best Apprenticeship Scheme and Best Use of Technology – making the first ever shortlists in the new national award […]


Redrow shortlisted for apprenticeship award

27th September, 2016

LEADING housebuilder Redrow has been shortlisted for a regional award for its commitment to nurturing talent through apprenticeships. Redrow – which has its Learning and Development headquarters in Tamworth – has been named as a West Midlands finalist in the Apprentice Employer of the Year category, as part of the annual National Apprenticeship Awards 2016. […]


Graduates on fast track to careers in construction management

9th September, 2016

TWENTY talented graduates have begun a brand new programme in construction management with national FTSE 250 housebuilder Redrow Homes. The intensive two-year introduction to Redrow’s building process on this site-based scheme will hopefully prove to be a fast track into management for the new recruits. The course is designed to give university graduates with a […]