Construction Partnership Project 2018

Today marked the final event of the Construction Partnership Project with Belmont Academy and Ayrshire College, in conjunction with South Ayrshire Council. This year marks our third year running this project with the school and college. It is aimed at the S3 pupils and last’s a total of 6 weeks. The six week programme consists of nine lessons teaching the pupils about the various careers in construction. The students at Belmont Academy were asked to send in a CV to apply for the project, with a variety been selected for interview, and a final 12 students were selected participate. This year’s project is based on the Belleisle Community Hub. The pupils have been asked to develop a Holiday Park within the Belleisle grounds, where they produce a layout design, cost plan and programme. They also attended three trade lessons at Ayrshire College covering Joinery, Bricklaying and Painting and Decorating. The project closed today with pupils presenting their group task. The winning group @Eiffel Tour’ were presented with the “Construction Partnership Trophy” along with vouchers to Air Space, Glasgow. Each of the participants involved in the project also obtain their Dynamic Youth Award.