Doocey Group Apprentice Open Day 2024

Welcome to the Doocey Group Apprentice Open Day 2024! Join Doocey for an exciting event filled with opportunities and fun. It’s happening at Locarno Road, Tipton, UK from Saturday 27th April between 10am till 2pm. Whether you’re a student looking to kickstart your career or someone interested in apprenticeships, this is the perfect chance to explore what Doocey Group has to offer.

Indoor and Outdoor Apprenticeship and Graduate Open Day at Doocey Group Headquarters

Civil Engineering/Multi Utility (practical) Apprenticeships available – come and see for yourself how we excavate and expose utilities. See the equipment we use and meet the people who do the job – come and have a go yourself at some activities. We are looking for school leavers/college leavers/unemployed or those looking for a career change.

Looking for a business apprenticeship in Operations/Finance/Plant/Administration/HR/Marketing/Health & Safety/Procurement – meet our colleagues in each of these departments and see the opportunities available and have a go at the office based activities.

Thinking of an apprenticeship degree in civil engineering/quantity surveying/environmental impact then meet our current apprentices studying at Birmingham Central University – understand the work they do for us whilst at University where they are debt free, earning a salary and gaining loads of experience!

Graduates are you looking for your first step on the career ladder? See what opportunities are available within Doocey Group and meet the Heads of Department searching for graduate talent to add to their team.

Choose a time slot to come – Parking for the event is all offsite.

The event will still be on if it rains – we still have to work in the rain if there is no gas water or electric to peoples properties!

You can complete an application form and register for an interview on the day.

Or register through eventbrite :


Record Numbers attended Sandwell’s Connexions New Year New Start Careers Fair

On Saturday 23 January, 2,329 young people and parents attended the self-funding annual Connexions New Year New Start Careers Fair at the Hawthorns, West Bromwich.

Visitors were able to meet up to 50 exhibitors, local and national employers, apprenticeship and training providers, universities, colleges and 6th Forms, all keen to inspire, recruit and educate the next generation of Sandwell young workers. Connexions personal advisers were also on hand to give independent careers information, advice and guidance so young people could discuss their options in detail. Four young people on work experience with Connexions helped the day to run smoothly.

The event featured a dedicated FE/HE zone with Universities, Colleges and 6th Forms and a main exhibition area with employers, apprenticeships and training providers.

Doocey Group sponsor Connexions Sandwell New Year New Start 2024 Careers Event

Doocey Group sponsor Connexions Sandwell New Year New Start 2024 Careers Event

Kirstie Stewart, Head of HR and Support Services “As a local employer this is a vital part of our approach for our recruitment so supporting Connexions Sandwell to run such an opportunity for local young people aligns perfectly. We would encourage all employers in the local area who have vacancies/apprenticeships to take part in the event and showcase their offerings, you will not be disappointed at the interest and calibre of the young people who attend”.

The busy annual career’s fair is held at West Bromwich Albion football club in January. Providing career, further educational opportunities, and advice for school leavers or those who have left education.

Councillor Simon Hackett Cabinet Member for Children and Education said “Today is about recognising Doocey Group’s commitment to Sandwell young people and raising the profile of apprenticeships. It is about ensuring our young people have independent careers guidance and about maximising the opportunities available to them”.

Subat Khan, Connexions Sandwell Area Manager “Connexions Sandwell share Doocey Group’s core values of Quality and Excellence. Our relationship is evidence of the confidence and trust the company has in Sandwell. The partnership announced today will enable Connexions Sandwell to continue to deliver additional marketing activities such as the annual New Year New Start Careers Fair which attracted over 1800 young people and parents and 50+ opportunity providers and the Careers EXPO in July”.

Connexions Sandwell are in every Sandwell school providing careers advice, guidance, and information to the most vulnerable young people. In addition, more than half our schools fund Connexions to provide additional careers guidance to their students. We also work with unemployed young people to progress them into apprenticeships, Post 16 education and training

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