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Construction JobsFest on 9 Feb 2022

Waltham Forest Construction JobsFest

Date:
9 February 2022
Time:
1pm to 5pm
Location:
London Academy of Sustainable Construction, Hollydown Way, Leytonstone, E11 4DD
Cost:
Free, booking required
Filed under:
Jobs and careers

Whether construction is in your DNA or you’ve never considered it, this event on Wednesday 9 February 2022, 1pm to 5pm offers access to some of the most exciting jobs in construction.

Many of the biggest local employers in construction and the built environment will have stalls at the event, held at the London Academy of Sustainable Construction (LASC) in Leytonstone in partnership with Simian Risk, experts in scaffolding consultancy.

As well as live jobs, apprenticeships, and work placements on offer from more than 25 employers, the event will feature demos, workshops, talks and CV sessions. Visitors will have the chance to use immersive learning headsets and robots used in construction.

There will also be the chance to connect with Women in Construction, who help support women into well-paid, good jobs in the industry. 

The JobsFest will take place from 1pm to 5pm, plus a dedicated hour from 12pm to 1pm for candidates with additional needs.

Talks and workshops

Events will be held throughout the day to help JobsFest visitors get to know employers and find out more about the Construction sector

1.30pm: Langley Roofing: An Introduction into the Roofing Industry
2pm: Lead Sheeting Training Academy: Lead and Hard Metal Training and Career Opportunities
3pm: SIMIAN - “A Head for Heights?” - A Career in Scaffolding
3pm: North London Heat and Waste Authority talk
3.30pm: Women in Construction: a panel of successful female construction specialists answering questions about routes into the construction and built environment industry
4pm: Green Hub / Cool Energy: Talk on Air Source Heat Pump Training

The events have limited audience capacity and will be first-come, first-served.

Who'll be there?

Many of the borough’s biggest construction employers will be on hand, including Transport for London (TfL), Aston Group, Morgan Sindall, North London Heat and Power Project, Waltham Forest College, Kinovo PLC, London Legacy Development Corporation, Willmott Dixon, Hill, Cadoco, St William, Lee Marley, Alltask Scaffolding, Taylor Wimpey, Lead Sheet Training Academy, Ashe Group, Kinovo PLC, Spanset, Cool Energy, Heyrod, ARC Group London,  Connect Scaffolding, TFG Refurbishment, Athena, Langley Roofing and many more.

Representatives from the Ministry of Building Innovation and Education (MOBIE) will be present to demonstrate modern methods of construction.

Visitors with additional needs

A quieter, less busy period has been set aside which may suit visitors to our JobsFest with additional needs, from 12pm to 1pm on the day.

Please email business.growth@walthamforest.gov.uk for more information.