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AECOM named among Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers

AECOM named among Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers

 November 09, 2020

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Apprenticeships provide an exciting opportunity to receive get hands-on training while putting skills into practice.

A list of the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers in the United Kingdom is announced each year.

Infrastructure consulting firm AECOM is named as one of the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers in position 63 and appears alongside further leading employers like the British Army, Network Rail, BT, BAE Systems, PwC and KMPG. 

"A huge congratulations to all those businesses featured in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers rankings. Apprenticeships help business of all sizes to grow, and give people of all ages and backgrounds a chance to learn new skills and get ahead in their chosen career," said Apprenticeships and Skills Minister Gillian Keegan

"They will continue to play a vital role in delivering the skills individuals and the economy needs to thrive after coronavirus. I hope this initiative highlights the crucial role of apprenticeships in bringing in new talent & supporting our economic recovery, and encourages even more employers to get involved," she added.

Outstanding apprenticeship employers

The Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers is a national league table celebrating the UK's outstanding apprenticeship employers, developed by the National Apprenticeship Service in partnership with High Fliers Research.

The list recognises AECOM's overall commitment to employing apprentices, their creation of new apprenticeships, the diversity of their new apprentices, and the progression of their apprentices onto further apprenticeships and employment.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson commented: "Now more than ever we should celebrate businesses who are driving our efforts to build a stronger, fairer, and more competitive economy. High-quality apprenticeships give people from all backgrounds and ages a real choice in life, providing them with the skills employers value, which our economy needs, and which lead to better paid jobs."

"These modern employers are at the heart of levelling up our workforce, and with the extra support we are providing will help the country build back better from coronavirus."

Learn more about the value of apprenticeships.

Working on ground-breaking projects

AECOM apprentices

From building structures to highways design, rail electrification to water engineering, surveying and project management to transport planning, AECOM apprentices work on ground breaking construction projects.

AECOM's Apprenticeship Programme supports and trains school leavers while Apprentice Plus taps into a new group of potential employees, especially those who've delayed the start of their career or who want to refocus their career after a break. 

AECOM's UK&I Early Careers Development Programme ADVANCE is designed to attract and develop the best talent. Apprentices from numerous disciplines develop their technical and soft skills and work towards their professional accreditation, while studying at college or university.

Start your career with AECOM

Apprentices are a vital source of talent, new ideas and fresh perspectives for businesses of today.

Find out more about AECOM apprenticeship opportunities or search for further job vacancies.


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