SCP were at the first ever High Peak Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair, organised and hosted by MP Robert Largan, on Friday 29th October 2021. It was great to see such a varied range of businesses there including the hospitality sector, construction and retail, as well as several councils and the Army.

SCP currently employs 7 apprentices, making up 16% of our workforce and we’re currently looking to recruit 2 Transport planning apprentices in both our Manchester and Leeds Offices. Our apprentices are supported through training at Leeds College of Buildings alongside receiving structured development in the workplace.

Natalie Ternent, one of SCP’s Senior Transport Planners in Manchester attended the apprentice fair and she said “I met and spoke to a lot of people ranging from school and college-aged students deciding what to do after their courses have finished or those looking to find an alternative approach into the world of employment, as well as adults looking for a change of career. It was interesting that a lot of people who I spoke to had never heard of Transport Planning before and I took pleasure in talking the young people through what my career choice is, the different types of projects we work on for a vast range of clients and how rewarding it is as a career.”

SCP are pleased to have had the opportunity to exhibit at the High Peak Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair and spread the word about the exciting careers available within Transport Planning and Highway Design.

SCP have also signed up to exhibit at next year’s Leeds Apprentice Recruitment Fair in February, and we look forward to seeing our future prospective apprentices there.

If you’re interested in an apprenticeship in Transport Planning with SCP, do get in touch today.