BAM Construct UK Ltd (Hemel Hempstead) TY824

Join UK-leading organisation BAM Construct UK Ltd for a placement where you can immerse yourself in the world of STEM outside of the classroom.


Summary

Location: Breakspear Park Breakspear Way, Hemel Hempstead. HP2 4FL

5 day placements are available with BAM Construct throughout the year (term time and holidays), supported by £1000 of ENTHUSE bursary funding.

To express your interest in a placement, please complete this form and send it to: insight@stem.org.uk 

The final part of the scheme is a one-day professional development experience in London held 4 to 6 months after your placement.

This opportunity is suitable for STEM teaching professionals and/or professionals with additional responsibility for careers.

Going on a placement at BAM Construct UK Ltd will help you to:

Inspire your students – See first-hand the wide range of careers available to students in the construction industry, by working alongside employees from design, site management, planning, operations management and engineering. Understand about the future employment opportunities and what this industry can offer your students.

Build strong links with a local employer – connect with a local employer to develop staff and student experiences, with the aim of creating a longer term partnership. Help to boost your students’ confidence in making career choices and support the development of their employability skills. Find out more about the skills and competencies required for a career in an international construction company, gain ideas for future collaboration (e.g. work experience, mentoring, speakers). Develop your own understanding on how real life engineering can inspire your students to consider STEM careers and further study.

Enhance your advice on careers options– gain useful information about how to support students to make careers choices within STEM, taking into consideration future growth areas within STEM industries and both academic and vocational career routes.

Employer Background

BAM Construct UK is a national construction, facilities management and property services company, encompassing design, construction, property development, facilities management, plant hire and services engineering. BAM is consistently ranked as one of the top three contractors in the UK and takes pride in the proactive way sites and offices work alongside the local community. 

We work across the UK from regional offices as well as our head office in Hertfordshire. BAM is responsible for designing, building and operating some of the most prestigious buildings in the UK. But it’s not just the high-profile projects that win awards. We bring our collective rigour, creativity and challenge the norm to meet our customers’ needs.

We want teachers to come and work with us, so they can gain a better appreciation of the construction industry, understand how our projects can support their STEM or design and technology curriculum and help inspire the next generation of site managers, quantity surveyors, engineers, facilities managers, planners, designers and sustainability advisors.

To find out more, visit the BAM Construct UK website

Outcomes

This ENTHUSE bursary funded placement offers you a:

• unique chance to experience STEM work in modern industry and use this insight to transform careers guidance throughout your school
• invaluable CPD opportunity which will equip your school or college to respond to the Government’s careers strategy

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