SeAH Wind and Hartlepool Faculty announce new partnership

A brand new partnership between SeAH Wind and Hartlepool Faculty of Additional Schooling will create a pathway for younger individuals on Teesside to realize a talented profession within the UK’s fast-growing various vitality sector.

The thrilling alternative to work and develop at SeAH Wind’s new large Teesside website is in place for many who enrol on Hartlepool Faculty’s fabrication and welding course in September 2023.

SeAH Wind are initially trying to tackle 14 apprentices (eight welders, 4 platers, a mechanical fitter and an electrician), as a part of their recruitment technique. A lot of these finding out on the full-time course from September will initially be supplied a 12-week scholarship, together with a weekly bursary allowance.

Following completion of the preliminary 12-week scholarship, the apprentices will probably be supplied formal apprenticeships with the South Korean-owned enterprise, who’re constructing the world’s largest bespoke XXXL monopile manufacturing unit in Middlesbrough. SeAH Wind selected to work with Hartlepool Faculty after endeavor a overview of native training institutes.

Matthew Hart, SeAH Wind’s Human Assets Supervisor, mentioned:

“Right here at SeAH Wind, we see the event of native younger individuals as an important aspect of our recruitment technique.

“We’re delighted to be working in partnership with Hartlepool Faculty of Additional Schooling to create alternatives for native individuals to realize a talented profession inside our organisation.

“Historically fabrication and welding has been male dominated, and we want our apprenticeship programme to interrupt that mould – subsequently we will probably be working with Hartlepool Faculty of Additional Schooling to draw a various cohort of apprentices.

“From the second we first met with the administration crew on the Faculty, and visited their wonderful services, we knew that this was the place to develop our apprenticeship programme.”

SeAH Wind’s large £450m Teesside Freeport website would be the largest of its variety on this planet when accomplished, at greater than 800m in size and greater than 40m excessive.

It should supply 1.13m sq ft of high-quality manufacturing unit house for the manufacturing of XXXL Monopiles which will probably be as much as 150m in size, 15.5m in diameter and weighing over 3,000 tons.

Monopiles are the foundations for offshore wind generators and are a key part within the offshore wind trade.

The 90-acre website kinds a part of the UK’s fast-growing various vitality sector and sees the creation of 1,500 provide chain and development jobs, together with an extra 750 roles when the positioning is totally operational.

SeAH Wind’s offshore turbine base manufacturing unit intends to boast a workforce predominantly recruited from the native space and Hartlepool Faculty is wanting ahead to having a task to play for the long run.

Gary Riches, Hartlepool Faculty’s Assistant Principal, mentioned:

“We’re extremely happy to be working in partnership with SeAH Wind, serving to to create their workforce as they arrange within the Tees Valley.

“We’re delighted to have earned the best to work with SeAH Wind, we have now distinctive employees on the Faculty who’ve extremely excessive expectations of our learners and go above and past to make sure they’re given the best data, expertise and {qualifications} to permit them to progress into the world of labor.

“We work extremely exhausting on our learners’ behaviours, angle and confidence too, which I’m certain was seen by the employees from SeAH Wind who’ve visited the Faculty.

“We really feel the best way we function as a Faculty aligns with SeAH’s values; we’re sincere, passionate {and professional}.

“We sit up for a really lengthy and transformational relationship with SeAH Wind, offering the potential for a job for all times because of the workload the organisation has.

“It’s sensible to suppose we’ll prepare individuals who may keep within the Tees Valley all through their profession with this programme.”

The 12-week scholarship programme will result in SeAH Wind’s apprentices being recruited from there. These apprentices will keep throughout the Faculty till September 2024 and through the second yr of their apprenticeship they are going to go into the office and develop their expertise on-the-job.

Gary added: “This supplies a possibility for full-time learners to place themselves in entrance of a global organisation.

“These deemed to have the work ethic that aligns to SeAH Wind’s values will probably be agency favourites to safe one of many apprenticeship vacancies. It’s thrilling for all concerned.”

*Anybody desirous about securing a spot on the SeAH Wind scholarship programme ought to e-mail a CV and canopy letter to [email protected]

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