What the Project is
Career Ready received a grant of £87,878 in the 2018/19 Edge Grant Fund to support development of their Think Build initiative.
Career Ready has a long history of delivering employer-lead programmes which give young people access to professional networks and role models. Think Build focussed on introducing young people into the career opportunities offered within the construction industry. Supported by a number of national employers, the Think Build initiative provided nearly 200 young people with access to a mentor working in the construction sector to give them career information and guidance. Students also benefited from a series of masterclasses each related to an employability skill such as: