By investing and nurturing from the foundations up, we deliver skilled and experienced people at all levels of our business.
Our percentage of long-service employees reflects our commitment to our people. Success in the construction industry relies on qualities such as leadership and teamwork, assertiveness and flexibility, vision and versatility and commercial acumen. We help build these qualities and are committed to ensuring the next generation of contractors has the skills to build a profitable future for the UK construction industry.
We are proud of our commitment to training and development. Our ongoing training and development programme has led to good working relationships with some of most influential names in the industry including the Housing Forum, the CITB, Barnardos, CSV, Constructing Excellence and Women in Social Housing. Our projects have been awarded National Skills Academy for Construction status.
For 50 years, Higgins’ training and development programmes have been central to our business strategy and we're proud of our 'Investors in People' status. From marketing to surveying, project management to HR, our training programmes are evident in every corner of our company. We also offer a mentoring programme, which helps provide the support and encouragement needed for career progression.
Here are stories from employees talking about their career progression.
In her teens, Kelly became interested in Higgins Construction, and volunteered for two weeks' work experience to gain some insight into the Company. What she learned during this...| Read more
Nicola began her career with Higgins 10 years ago. She has a burning desire to get stuck into any challenge that is put in front of her and to continue learning. She began by wo...| Read more
Ryan began his career with Higgins Construction in the Summer of 2007. Ryan relishes a challenge and that is what prompted him to contact Higgins in the first place. He has succ...| Read more