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Salix Homes Apprentice Recruitment

Housing Association, Salix Homes has been joined by their partner contractors in the launch of a new recruitment drive which is taking place. Salix and team are looking to encourage more women to consider having a career in the construction industry.

Salix Homes owns over 8,300 properties across Salford and has announced that they are inviting applications from both male and female candidates for their latest intake of apprentices. The applicants will, if successful, have the opportunity to get involved with their multi-million pound investment programme.

The Housing Association has already committed to creating two new apprenticeship places for every £1 million that has been invested. The apprenticeships will be perfect opportunities for local people to begin a career in this industry. The commitment has been made by Salix as part of their Earn as you Learn initiative.

Salix are proud to be working alongside their partner contractors in order to offer a range of training and employment opportunities for local people. Research has shown that only 14% of the workforce in the construction industry is female. Salix Homes believes that this needs to be changed and that women should be encouraged to pursue a career in the construction industry. The Earn as you Learn initiative offers an amazing opportunity for young people, that teaches them valuable skills, experience and qualifications while earning a wage. On offer is either two or three year apprenticeships in offered by the procurement consortium Procure Plus. Available is a range of principal trades such as plastering, gas engineering and site logistics. Apprentices on these courses will be working towards their NVQ Level 2 and 3 qualifications while gaining experience and earning money. Over the course of the past two years Salix Homes has recruited 45 apprentices to work across their organisation and their partner contractors.

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BDC 317 : Jun 2024