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Farrans

Farrans

Farrans Construction is a leading building and civil engineering contractor with 500+ employees delivering world–class projects across the UK and Ireland.

Main Location

98%

Apprentices still working with the company

Roles are mostly

At home

At home

On site

On site

In Office

In an office

In factory

In a factory

HEAR from the employer...

We want to provide young and ambitious people with an opportunity to work in construction and civil engineering, and we also know that we don’t all learn in the same way. Our apprenticeships provide a live and exciting learning environment which can deliver greater clarity on the path you would like to follow with your future career.

Dominic Lavery
Managing Director
Apprentices Chart

300

employees in
N.Ireland

28

apprentices

23

male
apprentices

5

female
apprentices

HEAR from the APPRENTICES...

With an apprenticeship you get industry experience and in-house company training. You can relate what you see on site to what you are learning on your course. You are earning while you are learning and you come out with a qualification and experience.

Lewis Barnes
Apprentice Engineer

A bit MORE about us...

Who we are

Farrans is a national business with a regional presence. We have more than 500 people operating from offices in London, Cambridge, Belfast and Edinburgh, with further site bases which connect our network. Safety is our top priority, which is why are we are leaders in best practice in this area. When you come to Farrans, you can make a big impact. We love enthusiasm, new ideas and innovation. Our culture is one of transparency, equality and encouragement, where questions are welcomed, learning never stops and access to support is provided. Our apprentices put into practice what they are learning in real time, gaining knowledge from our experienced employees and building a successful career path.

What we do

The high–profile projects we deliver have an important role in the everyday lives of people in the UK and Ireland. We build, we transform and we connect. Through intelligent, high quality engineering and construction solutions, we solve complex problems for our clients. Our team specialises in eight core sectors – Commercial, Living Spaces, Public, Roads and Bridges, Water, Renewables, Marine and Horizon. We are active on over 45 sites across the UK and Ireland this year, with contract values ranging from £5m to £300m. Making a positive difference to the communities in which we operate is our passion and we place social responsibility at the heart of every scheme.

We are at the forefront of digital transformation, Modern Methods of Construction and creating a more sustainable future for the industry.

Employee Benefits

We offer Higher Level Apprenticeships at Level–5, Foundation Degree / Level–6, Degree / & Level–7 Masters in Construction Management, Civil Engineering & Quantity Surveying.

We also have apprenticeship opportunities in many other roles including planning, buying, bid writing and business administration among others.

We have mentors and support groups in place to help you on your Chartership journey to ensure you are given all the help, guidance and support you need to attain accreditation.

  • Competitive Salary

  • 30+ days annual holiday

  • Support for Chartership pathways

  • Bespoke career pathways

  • Mentorship scheme

  • Further education opportunities

  • Pension plan

  • Health cash plan enrolment

  • 24/7 counselling and support health line

  • GP anytime

  • Wellbeing App

  • Company Occupational Health

  • Family Friendly Policies

  • Enhanced Maternity

  • Flexible Working Policy

  • Access to Discounts

  • Annual Health and Well Being Events

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