Careers and employment

 

Leicester College Student Experiences Working Life at Winvic

24 May 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment, Retail

Harminder Singh Babra, who is currently studying Construction and the Built Environment at Leicester College, recently undertook a Leicester City Council organised work placement at Winvic as part of the Constructing Leicester initiative. Harminder spent the week working at Winvic’s Vaughan Way site, which is a mixed-use commercial and residential development, located on Highcross Street Leicester, opposite the Highcross shopping centre….

Art? Economics? IT? How Winvic is Helping Parents to Understand the Breadth of Jobs in Construction

16 May 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment

Read about how Winvic is helping parents to understand the breadth of jobs in construction in the latest issue of All Things Business, May 2018. Could one of your parents describe any tasks that you undertake as part of your chosen career? Or do they even know your exact job title? If you answered no to one of these questions, you’ve…

Art Students Battle it out on Fairfax Street, Coventry

22 Mar 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment, Community involvement

On Tuesday 6th March between the hours of 10:00 and 12:30, 50 Graphic Design and Foundation Diploma in Art and Design students from Coventry University braved the cold streets to take part in a war of the arts. The students worked as teams alongside a professional illustrator to create a themed illustration spanning five of Winvic’s hoarding boards on site at…

Work Experience, Stepping Out on Site

15 Mar 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment, Community involvement, The Winvic Way

Winvic are dedicated to promoting the construction industry and actively look for ways to engage and encourage individuals to consider a career within the industry, not long ago our very own Quantity Surveyor Olivia Radford, took the stage at Nottingham Trent University’s Women in the Built Environment event; where she offered female students practical advice and encouragement to seize a construction…

Your Pride Their Joy: Go Construct asked Winvic employees to bring their parents to work for the day

08 Mar 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment

Go Construct asked Winvic employees Jack Langton (Trainee Estimator), James Miller (Managing Surveyor) and Dan Waterfield (Design Manager) to bring their parents to work for the day, to give them a unique insight into their career in construction. Watch these videos to hear what they had to say about their child’s role in the industry.     We gave parents a unique…

Local Secondary School visits Brackmills Point

23 Feb 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment, Community involvement, Corporate social responsibility, Industrial

On Thursday 22nd February, students from Caroline Chisholm School (CCS) were welcomed at Brackmills Point Phase 2 in Northampton to see behind the scenes at ‘live’ construction site. Project Manager Barry Clarke gave the students a tour of the site, followed by a Q&A session. The students were also given the opportunity to quiz Design Manager, Harry Onslow, Quantity Surveyor, Ed…

Constructors Must Better Facilitate Graduates to Bridge the Brexit Gap, urges Winvic

10 Nov 2017, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment

Leading Multidisciplinary Contractor Offers Advice at Women in the Built Environment Event Friday, 10 November 2017 — Assistant Quantity Surveyor, Olivia Radford, last night took the stage at Nottingham Trent University’s Women in the Built Environment event; she offered female students practical advice and encouragement to seize a construction role in the countdown to the skilled workforce shortage that Brexit…