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Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, GB trains construction workforce at Building Lives Academy

Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, GB Building Lives


The 11-week training course prepared participants aged 16 to 24 for jobs in construction and logistics. Project partner Willmott Dixon received a social investment lease to use council-owned properties for hands-on learning experiences. Building Lives Academy students completed courses on digital and job-related skills through the London Learning Consortium. Program graduates were ready for full-time employment and apprenticeships integral to the borough's growth.


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Public Sector Transformation Awards 2023 - IESE Local Government and Public Sector Consultants

Nominations are open for the iESE Awards 2022, celebrating and sharing the most innovative practice in transforming local public services.


Construction careers await Building Lives Academy graduates | Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

First young people complete free construction skills training programme for Kensington and Chelsea residents

Project Succeeded

The borough was the Bronze Winner of the Procurement Award at the Public Sector Transformation Awards 2023.

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