Women in Construction

A burly man in a high vis jacket is most people’s idea of a construction worker, and it is this macho image that deters many women from entering the industry. The construction sector has historically been very male dominated, with only around 12% of the overall workforce and less than 2% of the [...]

By |2019-04-04T22:43:28+00:00April 4th, 2019|Apprentices, News, Training and Development|Comments Off on Women in Construction

Apprenticeship Scheme Video

Shot over the summer at a number of live sites, we compiled a short video talking to apprentices and their colleagues, site managers and foremen about working in the industry and about J A Burke as an employer. It hopefully will help encourage young people consider our industry and demonstrates our commitment as a [...]

By |2019-03-21T21:55:22+00:00October 25th, 2018|Apprentices, News, Recruitment, Training and Development|0 Comments