Nathan started NCA and we knew from day one that we had a great candidate and ambassador for the National Construction Academy. When starting with DP Brown, Nathan kept his head down and worked really hard with his traineeship. DP Brown have commented that they were that impressed with his work that they wanted to progress him from his Traineeship to Apprenticeship early. Nathan has a really positive attitude towards developing himself as a person and gaining new skills which he then apply to his employment.
Paul Burrows, Recruitment Executive for the National Construction Academy comments: “Nathan has only just started his Apprenticeship and he is already working at a really high standard. We expect to see the quality of his work grow week by week. Well done Nathan.”
Nathan’s duties include brick and block work, pointing up and general labour work for his employer which then enables the other members of the team to get on with other jobs. When asking Nathan about his time with the National Construction Academy, Nathan has commented: “My employer have been really good at helping me and learning the right way to do things. I really like the fact that they don’t hold me back and let me get on with things. Starting on a Traineeship was a great route for me as I had some understanding of what was going on when I went on site instead of having no idea at all. I would definitely recommend the National Construction Academy to my friends because they like to get things done quickly.”
Charlotte Brown from Nathan’s employer, DP Brown, comments: “After being a little apprehensive about taking on an Apprentice, the National Construction Academy helped us with every aspect of the journey from day one. We are more than happy with our Apprentice Nathan. After only two weeks he is laying 60-70 bricks per day on site with us. He is a very keen and enthusiastic young person with a great attitude and good timekeeping skills. The National Construction Academy have always been there along the way to answer any questions and I would honestly recommend them to anyone interested.”
We would like to congratulate Nathan for all of his hard work since starting his journey with the National Construction Academy as it really does show that hard work does go unmissed.
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