My placement in CSR at VGC

Read Shani Merchant's blog about her placement working in CSR at VGC, after she met us through Women into Construction....

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Shortlisted for CN Specialists Training Excellence award

We're delighted that VGC Academy has been shortlisted for the CN Specialists Training Excellence award 2021....

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Shortlisted for Construction News award for Training Excellence

VGC Academy is shortlisted for a Construction News Training Excellence award for our 'positive and progressive approach' to staff development

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Energy and Utilities Skills Partnership award

We have been recognised by the Energy & Utilities Skills Partnership with a Procurement Skills Accord award for 2021.

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What we did during MHAW

I'm so pleased with the way everyone at VGC has really engaged with MHAW (Mental Health Awareness Week)  this year. 

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Joanne’s CIPP studies pay off

Payroll manager Joanne O'Hara has achieved her CIPP (Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals) Foundation degree in Payroll Management.

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Supporting our people to gain future-proof NVQ qualifications

Despite the challenges of COVID, we have continued to fund all our training programmes including life-long NVQ qualifications.

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NPORS success to help women into the construction industry

Valentina, Jennifer and Dana have passed their NPORS plant and vehicle marshal training and are set for a great career in construction.

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Empowering people, behaviours and decisions

At VGC we empower our people to develop behaviours and make decisions that align with our competency framework and support our values.

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Another successful week of virtual work experience

45 students joined VGC's "inspiring" April virtual work experience, which they said was "a fantastic opportunity", "very worthwhile" and "fun".

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West Midlands construction gateway training

We are pleased to be playing a key part in a new six-week pre-employment construction gateway for new entrants to the construction industry.

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We’re an approved Kickstart employer

We are pleased to have been approved for new Kickstart government funding to support young people into long term work in the industry.

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