Early careers at Gleeds

As a global construction consultancy, we know the future of construction lies in the safe hands of motivated and driven people like you. We're committed to encouraging the next generation to join us and make a difference in a supportive environment where you, your ideas, and your skills can thrive.

Your journey to excellence

Joining Gleeds is about more than just getting a job. It's about starting your journey to professional excellence in a dynamic industry that can shape your future. With our apprenticeship and graduate programmes, you’ll be challenged, inspired, and encouraged to discover and realise your full potential. Alongside the practical experience you’ll gain, you’ll be backed up by exceptional training and development opportunities that will help give you exposure to a range of different projects. 

Working alongside some of the industry's best and most experienced people, you’ll have support from us to help manage your career ambitions.

So, where would you start?

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If you want to start your career in property and construction while continuing to learn and gain qualifications, our Apprenticeship programme is for you.

Joining us with A-level or equivalent qualifications, you can choose from our 5-year degree apprenticeship disciplines, including Building Surveying, Quantity Surveying, and Project Management. After three years, you’ll join our Construct Graduate Development programme to achieve a professional qualification.

We know that learning happens best through hands-on experience, so from day one, that's exactly what you'll get. With a mix of on-the-job learning, practical training, and mentorship to help support and guide you, you'll be a part of real projects, gaining the tools to drive your growth and make a meaningful contribution.

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Construct Graduate Development programme

If you’re a recent graduate looking for opportunities to help you progress in the industry and develop into a future manager and leader at Gleeds, our Construct Graduate Development programme is your starting point.

Joining us with degree qualifications, you can choose from our 2-year degree graduate disciplines, including Building Surveying, Quantity Surveying, and Project Management.

The 2-year Construct Graduate Development programme aims to improve both your technical and personal development through on-the-job and off-the-job learning. It supports your day-to-day project work and helps you gain a professional qualification in a relevant field.

With an incredible 85% first-time RICS pass rate* – 30% higher than the RICS average – Our Construct Graduate Development programme is a testament to how highly we value you as an individual and your career at Gleeds.

You’ll also have access to the Gleeds online training academy, informal mentoring to help support and guide you, and regular check-ins with your manager. And with plenty of social opportunities, you’ll build lasting relationships with fellow graduates and senior stakeholders at Gleeds. 

Find out more about what you can achieve with Gleeds in our Early Careers brochure.

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Creating a better future

We recognise that your dedication deserves recognition. As a Gleeds apprentice or graduate, you'll enjoy many advantages, including a competitive salary and automatic enrolment into our pension scheme, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for advancement, including exploring the many global careers Gleeds offers. 

By joining Gleeds on Graduate or Apprenticeship programmes, you’ll become an integral part of a diverse, inclusive, and ambitious company that celebrates individuality, values collaboration, and respects every voice. We invest in your growth because when you succeed, we all do. 

With your individuality, talent, and aspirations and our expertise, together we create a better future.

Interested in our Apprentice or Graduate programmes?

Open yourself up to a thriving career in construction with our apprentice and graduate programmes. Take the first step towards an exciting future by registering your interest today. Let's build your success story together.

Register your interest

* UK pass rate figures

Speak to us about starting your career at Gleeds

Email us today at: careers@gleeds.com

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