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Anderson launches long-running apprenticeship scheme for its 20th year

A new cohort of groundworkers and bricklayers have joined M. Anderson Construction sites this quarter.

The team of seven are the new recruits to the M. Anderson Construction Apprenticeship Scheme which is in its 20th year.

“We have a long history of helping people to develop career paths from the ground up and are thrilled to welcome some new fresh faces to our sites this year.

Our apprenticeship scheme has grown from strength to strength, and we enjoy seeing all our new starters flourish as they build on their skills and training throughout the programme.”

Training Manager, Steve Hammond

Joining the team

apprenticeship scheme for its 20th year

Kai Barham-Yendell, 16, from Witham, has joined the team at Silver End. He said: “I did some work experience with the company which led to me applying for this apprenticeship. I am excited about the hands-on experience I am going to get alongside my qualifications.”

Kai Williams, 16, from Chelmsford, is now based at Witham. He said: “On this apprenticeship scheme you get paid more than the competitors which is a bonus. I wanted a hands-on job, and this will be perfect.”

Alfie Talbot, 17, from Southend on Sea, is training at Rochford. He said: “Apprenticeships are attractive to people my age because they allow you to earn while you learn. I’m looking forward to learning how to operate machinery.”

Kyle Talbot, 17, from Southend on Sea, is joining Alfie on the Rochford site. He said: “I’m looking forward to being able to pay my mum rent. It’s great to have a job that helps you develop your skills while getting paid.”

Benji Chatter, 16, from Maldon, has joined the team of groundworkers at the Maldon Crest development. He said: “Construction runs in my family, and I am really looking forward to working my way up the career ladder here while achieving qualifications and making some money.”

Isaac Brewer, 16, from Chelmsford, is working with the team at Heybridge. He said: “It’s exciting to be starting my career with a promising company and earning while learning.”

Kutay Cerikci, 16, also from Chelmsford, is now based in Maldon. He said: “The benefits of an apprenticeship are to learn and make money at the same time and I wanted a career in the construction industry, so this is a great place to start that journey.”