Tag Archives: youth development

Marking the achievements of our apprentices

Eight CR Smith joiners marked the completion of their Apprenticeship at a special awards ceremony in the firm’s head office, ending 2018 on a high note.  Recognising their achievements were CR Smith Managing Director, Ian Macfarlane, Head of FIX from CR Smith, Kevin Eadie and three senior figures from Fife College, Frazer Walker, John Hamill…
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HAND PICKED 100: GIVE A YOUNG PERSON 90 DAYS AND CHANGE THEIR LIFE

We’ve launched a new campaign in a bid to find jobs for 100 local young people. Hand Picked 100 was established by CR Smith boss Gerard Eadie CBE to get the support from 100 employers who are willing to give young people the chance to boost their career opportunities through a 90-day paid job. Under…
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A helping hand onto a career path

CR Smith is proud to run Hand Picked - Scotland’s only employability programme run by private businesses – helping young people gain new skills for employment. For some 16-24 year olds, it can be tricky to find a job, especially if they’re unsure of what career they want to follow. However, throughout the years, we’ve…
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SCHOOL LEAVERS TAKE PART IN HAND PICKED ACADEMY TO BOOST CHANCE OF FES APPRENTICESHIPS

Thirty-two school leavers took part in two Hand Picked Academies, designed to boost their chances of being selected for one of 30 apprenticeships available at building services company FES Group. Over the three day course, the teenagers from St Mungos, Wallace High, Stirling High, Alva, Lornshill, Bannockburn, Larbert, St Modens and Queen Anne High School…
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CR Smith apprentice joiners carve career through CR Smith apprenticeship programme

National Apprenticeship Week draws to a close today, and for us, apprentices are vital.  They are the next generation of employees and what help keep our wheels in motion. For some young people, when they’ve walked out of the high school gates for the final time and into the big wide world, venturing onto the…
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FES Group Hand Picked Academy Success for Second Year Running

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Seventeen year old Billy Angus has landed his dream job working as a Junior Engineer for Stirling-based building services company, FES. Billy is one of 34 teenagers from schools in the Stirlingshire area to boost their chances of finding a job by taking part in one of two Hand Picked Academies, sponsored by the FES…
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