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CPS and its parent companies are committed to attracting, recruiting and developing the next generation of future leaders, providing a stepping stone into the world of work.

To help young people unlock their potential, we offer apprenticeships and graduate schemes as a route into our industry. We will give you direct experience of the workplace and offer you the exposure and experience to take a huge step forward in your career.

Ellie Grant joined Connect Plus Services in July 2015 as an IT Graduate through the Balfour Beatty graduate scheme.  She has embarked on a four-year programme that will develop her technical and managerial skills in the IT/Business Intelligence Team, based at our main office in South Mimms.

Ellie attended a Balfour Beatty graduate assessment day in August, undertaking group and individual presentations based on a construction scenario, a technical written test relating to her current role and a one-to-one interview.

Asked to describe her experience Ellie said:

“The day was very busy but I had opportunity to meet candidates from other parts of the business, such as civil engineers and quantity surveyors, as well as managers and existing graduate trainees. I was very pleased to hear that I had been accepted onto the graduate training scheme having achieved one of the highest scores on the day. I know that being a graduate trainee will provide additional training opportunities and is a great start to my career with Connect Plus Services.”

For more information about opportunities at CPS please visit our Opportunities page.