HS2 invests in career opportunities through training
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HS2 is happening – creating jobs already
At peak construction, over 34,000 people will be needed to design and build the railway. Over 500 of the 2,000 expected apprentices are already on board.
Building the Skills to Deliver HS2– Phase One and Phase 2 summarises the key findings of our latest labour and skills demand and supply forecasting report and outlines the skills challenges and opportunities for delivery of the HS2 Programme and to leave a lasting skills legacy for the country. Read the report.
Showcasing British talent and ambition
The construction of HS2 will also show the world the very best of British skills, innovation and ambition. The first phase of the project will employ over 22,000 construction workers, specialist engineers, architects, designers and project managers drawn from across the UK and beyond, using cutting edge technology and world-leading construction techniques.
Whatever your experience or expertise, HS2 Ltd is an outstanding place to start or develop your career. Help us provide much-needed rail capacity across the country and rebalance the UK economy.
Apprentices and graduates at HS2 Ltd If you are starting your career find out about our tailored programmes for apprentices and graduates. Visit our Future Talent page.
We will also work in partnership with our supply chain to engage young people, promoting transport infrastructure related careers by stimulating interest in science, technology, engineering and maths. Alongside our own Education Programme, this will help to address the estimated annual shortfall of 20,000 engineering graduates in the UK.
We will maximise the skills, employment and educational impact of the HS2 programme, becoming a catalyst for growth across the country.
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