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Creating different opportunities for different people!

Posted on: 16/9/2021

After discovering that an office job is not for him, Sam came to Matthews and Leigh looking for a new job as a groundworker. As soon as he started with us, he thrived in construction leading him to multiple training opportunities to increase his knowledge and gain new skills in a range of fields in Civil Engineering.

Training is crucial for every worker at Matthews and Leigh Civil Engineering as each worker needs to be qualified up to the industry standard to be safe and do the job to the highest standard. Sam has participated in many different training courses including the Site Supervisor Safety Training course (SSSTS) and he is currently working towards his NVQ in Forward Tipping Dumper and Construction Operations. Being so highly trained has led Sam to amazing opportunities onsite including him being the Foreman of Matthews and Leigh Warton site.

Karen Cushion, Training Manager says, ‘What Sam has achieved over the last few years demonstrates how the construction industry is an exciting option for people to build a successful career. Sam has developed his skills and knowledge and shown he is keen to progress…and he has been rewarded with a great opportunity. I hope that celebrating his success inspires others to join the industry and help resolve the ongoing skills shortages.’

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