Education case studies

Kingspan Insulated Panels

Kingspan Insulated Panels is a leading global manufacturer of advanced building envelope systems and solutions for the creation of high performing, energy efficient buildings. Based in Holywell, North Wales, it is the biggest division within the Kingspan Group.

Updated: April 2017


Originally known as RCT Homes, the business rebranded in 2007 as Trivallis. It is a registered social landlord, operating in the Rhondda Cynon Taff area of South Wales, following the transfer of RCT Council’s housing stock. 

Updated: April 2017


Costain is 150 years old and was started by a carpenter in Liverpool as a house builder. Now Costain delivers major construction and infrastructure projects across the UK and beyond. With over 4,000 people employed across the UK, Costain believes that the strength of the...

Updated: April 2017

Alun Griffiths Contractors - Apprentice+

Alun Griffiths Contractors was founded in 1968, is still privately owned, and is one of Wales’ leading civil engineering firms, delivering infrastructure projects across the country and supporting the economic growth of Wales.

Updated: April 2017

Amcanu - Future Engineers

Amcanu is a small business employing 35 members of staff operating in Burry Port, Carmarthenshire. It specialises in the manufacture of world class attenuation enclosures which in turn help to maintain the optimum performance of pumps and compressors. 

Updated: April 2017

Bouygues UK - Wales Education Programme

Bouygues UK is a construction company which delivers award-winning development and regeneration projects across both the public and private sectors. By getting on the ground locally early and for a prolonged period of time, Bouygues successfully develops local expertise...

Updated: April 2017

Moneypenny - Mind the Gap

Moneypenny, headquartered in Wrexham, is one of the UK’s largest telephone answering / outsourced switchboard services, helping more companies than many other provides efficiently manage their telephony with customers and clients. 

Updated: April 2017

Principality Building Society - Principality's Business Class Partnerships

Principality Building Society is the largest building society in Wales, with over 70 branches in every community in Wales and long-standing relationships and connections with Welsh rugby, the National Eisteddfod, the Royal Welsh Show and numerous community / charity groups...

Updated: April 2017

Wales & West Utilities - Designing Our Future

Wales & West Utilities (WWU) doesn’t sell gas; it uses its extensive network of pipes to transport gas to homes and businesses throughout Wales and the south west of England.  It responds to gas emergencies, and invests £2m every day across the network, connecting new...

Updated: April 2017
Sky: Winners of the Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award (Large Company) 2016

Sky - Sky Academy Starting Out

Starting Out is a Sky Academy initiative that uses TV, creativity and sport to help young people build practical skills and experience. The programme provides over 1,000 work related opportunities for young people each year.  

Updated: July 2016
AmicusHorizon: Winners of the Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award 2016 (Small Company)

AmicusHorizon - Contractor and Supplier Giving Back Scheme and Motiv8

AmicusHorizon is a large housing association which wants to support its residents into work and build stronger communities. Stronger communities house better residents so everybody wins. 

Updated: July 2016
Glasgow Caledonian University: Winners of the Education Award

Glasgow Caledonian University - The Caledonian Club

11,000 students from some of Glasgow’s most deprived areas have had their aspirations boosted and prospects improved thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University’s Caledonian Club project.

Updated: July 2016
Categories: Education
Dragon LNG - The Darwin Centre Experience

Dragon LNG – The Darwin Centre Experience

The Dragon LNG Darwin Experience (DLNGDE) uses field trips and hands-on activities to engage pupils, particularly those from deprived backgrounds, in technology-related career paths.

Updated: June 2016
Categories: Education, Work Experience
GE Aviation Wales' apprentices and staff in front of an engine

GE Aviation Wales – Our Apprenticeship Programme

GE Aviation Wales offers apprenticeships in both engineering and business administration. The programmes provide excellent opportunities for young people and guarantees talent for the future of the engineering industry.

Updated: June 2016
Girls taking part in GE Aviation's Maths Mentoring Programme

GE Aviation Wales – Maths Mentoring Programme

GE Aviation Wales is working with two local schools to provide mentoring support for pupils who are in danger of failing GCSE maths. The jet engineering firm is proving that maths doesn’t have to be rocket science.

Updated: June 2016