AccXel Ambassador Programme

AccXel Re-Launches ‘AccXel Ambassador’ Programme

‘AccXel Ambassadors’ – Constructing Sustainable Futures The AccXel Ambassador programme is now in its second year and supporting more young people than ever before! By connecting industry with education, AccXel Ambassadors provide mentorship to apprentices, offering feedback, ideas, and support outside of their employer and the construction school. Additionally, Ambassadors support recruitment efforts and act as a brand advocate for …

The Princess Royal visits AccXel

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, visited AccXel, the UK’s first co-funded, industry-led construction school, on Friday 12th May. The Princess Royal was welcomed by AccXel’s Directors, Nicola Bird and Natalie King, who were joined by Mark Harper, MP for the Forest of Dean, and David Owen, CEO of GFirst LEP. Nicola Bird, the Founder and CEO of AccXel has …

Princess Royal Visit

HRH The Princess Royal schedules visit to AccXel

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, will visit AccXel, the UK’s first co-funded, industry-led construction school, on Friday 12th May. Her Royal Highness will tour the £3m school located in the Forest of Dean and meet the staff and apprentices as well as AccXel’s business partners and local dignitaries. She will also meet local school pupils aspiring to work in …

Thinkproject partners with AccXel

AccXel signs new partnership with leading construction software developer, Thinkproject

We are pleased to announce that AccXel has signed a new partnership with Thinkproject, a leading construction and engineering software provider. Since its establishment in 2000, Thinkproject has made huge strides towards transforming the industry through digitalisation. The organisation has grown exponentially and currently employs over 700 people worldwide, who have been able to provide digital solutions to over 3,250 …

Construction & Engineering training providers unite to create more career opportunities in Gloucestershire!

Gloucestershire-based construction school, AccXel, has joined forces with Gloucestershire Engineering Training (GET) to create more career starting opportunities in the local area. The training providers are working together to redevelop an abandoned building that is situated next to AccXel’s campus in Cinderford. The lot has remained vacant since the sudden closure of the nursery school, Happy Turtles, in March 2020. …

Interview- with-Heyma-Holmes

Diversity & Inclusion; The Legal Side

Following our recent discussion with Daniel Biddle about how construction needs to create better pathways into construction for those with a disability, it got our team thinking… What happens when companies are guilty of discrimination during the recruitment process? For an expert opinion we turned to Heyma Holmes, a Partner at BPE Solicitors, who specialises in Employment Law. Holmes also …

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AccXel and NFB join forces!

This week we have the pleasure to announce that we have formed a partnership with the National Federation of Builders (NFB). With over 33 Employer Partners already secured, AccXel was looking to further strengthen their connections to the industry. Securing a partnership with an industry body, formed with the sole purpose to enforce real change within the sector, was a …

Galtec

Galtec joins the AccXel family! 

We have the absolute pleasure to announce that the Civil Engineering company, Galtec, has become the newest partner of AccXel!  As a small family business with lots of ambitious plans, we appreciate every company that pledges their support for us. In return, we love to shout about every one of our partners and talk about why we have specifically chosen …

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Bouygues UK becomes a partner of AccXel

Bouygues UK’s Regional Managing Director, John Boughton, recently signed on the dotted line to become an Employer Partner of AccXel!  The company has pledged to help promising members of their team reach the next phase of their careers through enrolling them on our Skills STEPSⒸ Programme.  AccXel is ecstatic about this partnership as Bouygues UK are highly respected within the …