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Client Case Study: Sandwood Design & Build Ltd

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We have worked closely with Sandwood Design & Build Ltd for almost 20 years. The company has successfully used both our traditional Apprenticeships route and Train To Gain in their long association with Barking & Dagenham College. In the video which follows, Sandwood’s Director - Gerry Lennon – outlines the many benefits to local employers of forging a close relationship with the College:

Garry Lennon

Apprentices Josh Williamson and Daniel Crawley learnt their trade here before we became Barking & Dagenham College. Here, Josh outlines his weekly timetable: four days working for Sandwood, with a morning’s theory and an afternoon’s practical learning at our leafy Rush Green campus. Daniel completed the first year of his Brickwork NVQ on his own, but a very positive period of work experience lead to an Apprenticeship – he had been working for Sandwood for two years when we made this video:



Find out how our apprenticeship students lay bricks in our bricklaying department at our Rush Green campus.

Employment at Barking & Dagenham College, talks about delivery of learning both at College and in the workplace, the scale of our involvement with employers and our mobile team of dedicated assessors:

Mike Paxton