Portcabin doubles apprenticeship to meet increased demand

York-headquartered Portcabin has taken on a record number of apprentices to meet the growing demand.

The modular building specialist has doubled its usual intake and this month began training 20 new apprentices from levels two to six, with plans to take on more each year.

Joe Brownsword, the company’s future talent expert, said: “This is a record intake of apprentices for Portcabin and reflects the continued growth in demand for our services, as well as the overwhelming response we have received from young people joining us, the vast majority of whom They become valuable employees with us at the end of their apprenticeship.

“We want to give people the best experience and wide-ranging growth opportunities.”

She continued: “Our apprenticeships range from the skills required for modular building construction to plumbing, joinery, painting and electrical work, to product design and development engineering – where we are working with the University of Sheffield – construction and development, quantity surveying , Business Administration, Commercial and Project Management.

“The merit that our trainees acquire at the end of their training is a tough win and ensuring an excellent talent pipeline for us with potential for further skill training and development.”

This year’s new interns will work at Portcabin’s head office in York and across the UK, including Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, London and Ireland.

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