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Build Salford

Build Salford is a consortium of construction employers, key support agencies and social housing providers. It offers the young people of Salford a unique traineeship programme and allows access to jobs and apprenticeships with some of the best construction companies in the local area.

3B Training proudly stands as a member of the Build Salford consortium, joining forces with esteemed partners. These include Salford City College, Salford City Council, Bowmer & Kirkland, CITB, Eric Wright Group, Seddon, A E Yates, Willmott Dixon, Wates, Morgan Sindall, Salix Homes, The Guinness Partnership, and more. This consortium represents a powerful alliance between education providers, employers and local authorities. They are united by a common goal of empowering the young people of Salford through collaborative initiatives.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Build Salford's mission?
    What is Build Salford's mission?

    Build Salford is committed to bridging the gap between education and employment. The consortium provides young people with real-life experience and access to training opportunities, paving the way for careers in construction. It not only enhances job prospects but also strengthens the local workforce, ensuring a sustainable pipeline of skilled professionals to meet industry demands.

  • What success has the Build Salford consortium had so far?

    As of April 2024, their traineeship program has an impressive track record of placing over 150 young individuals into construction employment roles. This achievement reflects the consortium’s dedication to empowering the next generation. It also highlights its effectiveness in addressing the skills gap and facilitating pathways to sustainable employment.

  • How does 3B Training contribute as a member of Build Salford?

    As a member of the consortium, we bring expertise in health and safety training. By prioritising safety and compliance, we play a crucial role in preparing young individuals for the construction industry. This will provide the young people of Salford with a strong foundation of knowledge and awareness that will serve them well throughout their careers.

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