Foundations is Hobson & Porter’s unique initiative to create a sustainable workforce for the construction industry – educating, developing and upskilling the next generation in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.
Created in 2016, the Hobson & Porter Foundations programme is an annual initiative aligned to the academic calendar, aimed at providing enriched career opportunities for all ages. Each year, Hobson & Porter work with a group of pre-determined education partners covering four educational demographics:
Primary School (age 4-11)
Secondary School (age 11-16)
Further and Higher Education (16 +)
Adult learning and re-training (18+)
The fundamental aims and aspirations of the Foundations programme are to:
Raise awareness of the career opportunities in the construction and engineering industries, highlighting the many hundreds of potential roles available
Engage industry to provide real-life application of curriculum topics
Enhance learning and training by offering additional learning opportunities and relevant materials or supplies which enrich the learning experience
Create employment links for pupils and trainees making their first step into industry.
What is Foundations Live?
Foundations Live in numbers
In 2018, Foundations Live had:
Equine Arena, Bishop Burton College, York Road, Beverley HU17 8QG