Inline with the Gelder Group’s 20 by 17 Vision for training, the company has been the driver behind seeing the UK’s first ever Construction Career College open in Gainsborough – a partnership with Lincoln College Gainsborough Campus.
The Gelder Group were also delighted to assist the students to get ready for work by donating Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the form of hard hats and high visibility jackets, presented to the students by Group CEO, Steve Gelder.
On the College Steve Gelder commented:
According to the Government Farmer Review, published 17th October, the UK faces a 20 – 25% reduction in the available construction workforce in the next decade, something the UK has never faced before.
I’d urge other construction companies to get involved with the College. I’d also urge other Gainsborough kids to give a career in construction consideration, I started out laying bricks, it’s a great career and I have absolutely no regrets choosing it.
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