Work Experience

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. 
Mott MacDonald is a management, engineering and development consultancy which designs infrastructure solutions ranging from flood defences, bridges, different kinds of buildings and foundations. As an employee-owned business staff are given a unique role in the approach taken to working with communities on each project that the company delivers. 
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 properties and replacing old metal pipes with new long lasting plastic ones. 
Over 21,000 young people across South and West Wales are building their skills ahead of entering the world of work, with support from more than 400 volunteers from Barclays.
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.  
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.
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.
WISE is a ground-breaking programme that educates, engages and employs young people, often from disadvantaged backgrounds, and supports them into the world of work. Run by Whitbread, it provides opportunities in the hospitality sector.