b'Traineeship Scheme There are several notable successes where our apprentices and trainees Based upon a two - four yearare now operating at a senior level programme, we sponsor ourwithin the business. trainees so they can achieve the professional qualifications they needApprenticeship Schemefor a long-term career within our industry, whilst also gaining relevantAll apprentices joining the business practical experience. Similar toare fully inducted over a five-day our graduate scheme, we offerperiod at our Training Academy. rotations in a range of departmentsThis introduction prepares new including pre-construction, design,team members for a long-term procurement, health and safety,career within the industry by commercial and operations. Allassessing their capability and trainees are assigned a buddyattitude towards health and safety and mentor for additional supportwhilst also raising awareness during the programme. This schemeof the companys expectations also offers the opportunity forand standards. Our four-year our trade apprentices to furtherprogramme enables apprentices progress their careers if they wish.to complete the practical training required to achieve a fully recognised qualification in their chosen trade. The apprentices are encouraged, with the support of a mentor, to develop themselves personally ensuring they are well equipped to work within their new environment. This programme allows our apprentices to grow with the business and has led to an array of dynamic opportunities being available to them within Designer Group.17'