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Princess Royal Training Award Ceremony

In August we announced that Gelder Group had been recognised by the Princess Royal Training Awards team for its outstanding workplace training program. The Awards ceremony took place on Tuesday 6th December 2022 and below is the CEO Steve Gelder MBE FCGI pictured collecting the award. On the award Steve Gelder comments: There has never […]

Apprentice returns as Contracts Manager

In December 2009 Sam White won Apprentice of the Year and featured in our Winter Newsletter (as seen in the photograph). At the time Sam was an Apprentice Joiner and after completing his course he became self-employed and worked in undertaking Insurance and shop-fitting, until joining a Social Housing Group and working his way up […]

10 New Apprentices Employed

In the construction industry the skills shortage is profound. CITB estimates that 216,800 new workers will need to come into the industry by 2025 just to meet demand. This September saw Gelder Group take on 10 new apprentices across its departments, these include bricklayers, joiners, plasterers, plumbers, administrators and a mechanic. Gelder Group was founded […]

Jack Bateman moves on to Degree Level Course

We would like to wish Jack Bateman a huge congratulations on having now successfully completed his Level 3 & Level 4 NHC in the Built Environment. Jack will now progress to his Degree in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management. Jack who started with Gelder Group in 2020 at 18 and has developed in that time […]

Acis Group take handover of 14 new Properties in Sturton by Stow

Gelder Group have successfully completed and handed over 14 new properties to Acis Group. The 2 and 3 bedroomed properties were a mix of semi-detached properties and bungalows and are now available to purchase from Acis as part of the ‘Shared Ownership’ scheme. Click here for more info. Greg Bacon, Chief Executive at Acis Group, […]

Another Apprentice Qualified

Gelder Group has a long tradition of training apprentices and we celebrate each one when they qualify. Henry Williams is the latest Bricklayer qualified, we wish him a massive congratulation and good luck for his future career at Gelder Group. Steve Gelder, CEO commented: One of the proudest moments in my life was completing my […]

Apprentice Success

Congratulations to Ben Worthington who successfully passed his Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 2. Ben, seen below was presented with the certificate by Darren and Alan from the Young People’s Learning Provision. Ben is currently on an Apprentice course studying to become an Accountant.

Ben’s ‘Can do’ attitude wins him an Apprenticeship

Ben Worthington was referred to us in February 2019 from the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Young People’s Learning Provision at Lincoln Council. He was interested in becoming an Apprentice Accountant, then of course Covid happened, and we were unable to offer any kind of placement for Ben until May 2021. Ben started with us […]

New Properties Taking Shape at Queensway

After a few difficulties with sourcing materials, development at our Queensway development in Sturton for Acis Housing is now gathering pace with two properties now roofed in, four more ready for roofs and six sets of footings complete. Gelder Group are working with Acis Housing to offer work experience/apprenticeship opportunities, on this CEO Steve Gelder […]

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