Business, Marketing and More - Careers In Housebuilding

Destiny - Countryside Partnerships' Virtual Work Experience Programme

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Experience overview

Interested in the business of housebuilding? Then the Destiny programme with Countryside Partnerships could be perfect for you…

Countryside Partnerships is one of the UK’s leading housebuilding organisations and they’re offering you the chance to take part in a four-week virtual work experience spread over five hours of work. 

You’ll learn about Countryside themselves, their values, culture and purpose, how Countryside Partnerships develops communities and how you should market yourself if you want to work in housebuilding. Take the first step towards a Countryside career with this programme.

What’s included?

This varied programme with Countryside Partnerships will introduce you to a wide range of areas within housebuilding, including construction, quantity surveying, technical, sales, marketing and much more!

Not only will you leave with an understanding of Countryside Partnerships and their lines of business - you’ll also leave with knowledge of how the housebuilding world functions and develops.

Available for students in year 10 upwards.
Available for students in year 10 upwards.
Certificate of completion
Certificate of completion
Approximately 5 hours to complete
Approximately 5 hours to complete
Complete at a pace that suits you
Complete at a pace that suits you
The Countryside Way

This module will introduce you to Countryside Partnerships- their purpose, values, culture, approach to health and safety and sustainability and more.

Land, New Business and Development
Sites and Factory Careers at Countryside Partnerships
Commercial Roles at Countryside Partnerships
Technical Roles at Countryside Partnerships
Sales, Marketing and Customer Service Roles at Countryside Partnerships
Careers and Opportunities at Countryside Partnerships

Available dates

To ensure that you get the very best experience, the number of places on each programme is limited. Apply soon to avoid missing your place. Good luck!
Programme dates: 3rd April - 31st October
Application deadline: 31st October

What students say

Thank you for taking the time to create this programme. The volunteers on the live sessions were all really nice and down to earth which was really good to hear proper experiences in this industry, without sugar coating or hiding anything. To the people who made this project brief and stuff for us: I really enjoyed it and I thought it was the perfect topic and it's nice to bring more awareness and knowledge of this subject to more people! Also all the videos were really nice on this programme. Very full of life and engaging!
Thank you for providing opportunity for young people like me who had no previous exposure to the industry/ This programme has some great elements that differentiates itself with other work experience providers. The programmeg particularly focuses on ourselves: our confidence, our skills and what we want to do in the future rather than just the work opportunities available and how to get there. I've really enjoyed this programme and hope there would be more opportunities into this specific field
Thank you very much for this experience. This sector sounds fascinating and I will definitely explore more. During and after lockdown, my opportunities for work experience were completely erased. But thank to this wonderful virtual work experience, I am able to gather crucial experience to write down on my CV and personal statement. Thank you once again!
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