Skills and talent

Skills and talent

One stop shop for talent

Access to a skilled workforce

We can help your business thrive in Hertfordshire. You’ll have access to stable local workforce and a growing pool of highly skilled and qualified talent, plus a pipeline of graduates from University of Hertfordshire. The county also has a strong construction, advanced manufacturing and digital tech skills base.

The University of Hertfordshire works with local businesses to help them plan for their future skills needs, offering relevant courses that support both smart construction and agri-tech and graduate placements.

Further Education support comes from West Herts and Oaklands Colleges, empowering the next generation of talent, meaning businesses have access to a qualified workforce now, and in the future.

We’re working with local education providers to develop a joint action plan that will boost the education offer and local skills development.

One stop shop for talent

Powered by Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership, HOP is the premier gateway for Hertfordshire employers to:

Join other ambitious employers including Aecom and Willmott Dixon who are taking advantage of high quality apprenticeships, graduate work experience and career progression opportunities in Hertfordshire.

Supply Chain Sustainability School

The Supply Chain Sustainability School is a completely free platform to upskill in five core areas: Sustainability, Offsite, BIM, Lean and Management.

The platform offers online and offline training and networking, and is driven by over 100 key Partners in the built environment, including clients, contractors and key suppliers.

The School is for everybody working or aspiring to work in construction, facilities management, homes or infrastructure across England, Scotland and Wales and covers waste efficiency; climate change and carbon; fairness, inclusion and respect; offsite and MMC, and labour exploitation.

Register today and see how you can gain a competitive advantage, deliver what your clients want and make a real difference to your business.


CITB supports the skills needs of the British construction sector and works with industry to encourage training, which helps build a safe, professional and fully qualified workforce.

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