Academy

Welcome to our award winning Academy. To support our industry leading strategic target of 10% of our apprentices making up our workforce, recruiting & retaining talented people is vital to the future success of Ian Williams and the construction and property maintenance industries.

Our Academy manages Ian Williams’ significant investment in its people so they can succeed in their roles, prepare for future roles and enjoy high quality creative training.

Apprenticeship vacancies now live until 31st May 2024

Welcome to our award winning Academy. To support our industry leading strategic target of 10% of our apprentices making up our workforce, recruiting & retaining talented people is vital to the future success of Ian Williams and the construction and property maintenance industries.

Our Academy manages Ian Williams’ significant investment in its people so they can succeed in their roles, prepare for future roles and enjoy high quality creative training.

Trainee Survey vacancies now live

The Ian Williams Academy was set up in 2016 to manage Ian Williams’ significant investment in its people so they can succeed in their roles, prepare for future careers and enjoy high quality, creative training. With a culture ingrained in a commitment to direct delivery, Ian Williams has always recognised that recruitment and development of talent is fundamental to its future success. Through our Apprenticeship and Trainee Surveyor schemes, the Academy represents a sustainable commitment to developing and retaining the best talent, and building a robust talent pool.

The Academy has been recognised by National Housing Maintenance Forum Best Apprenticeship Scheme 2018 and 2021, Rising Star 2023 and Apprentice of the Year 2024.

We are currently recruiting for Trainee Surveyors in the following areas:

Join our team

Register now to be part of our Apprenticeship and Trainee Surveyor Programmes.

Our Academy Stories

Meet Matt Roche and Ian Williams success story

Meet Matt Roche, he started as a Trainee Surveyor, sharing his love for the job and the development opportunities within…

Meet Matt Roche, he started as a Trainee Surveyor, sharing his love for the job and the development opportunities within…

Trainee Surveyor Azzia share her experience

Join Azzia, one of our Trainee Surveyors sharing her experience at Ian Williams and what you should expect from us….…

Join Azzia, one of our Trainee Surveyors sharing her experience at Ian Williams and what you should expect from us….…

Clinton Brewer success story

Meet Clinton Brewer, one of our dedicated team members at Ian Williams. Clinton has climbed the ladder from trainee surveyor…

Meet Clinton Brewer, one of our dedicated team members at Ian Williams. Clinton has climbed the ladder from trainee surveyor…

Double celebration for Emily & Mia

Riverside College presented two of our students with awards at their rewards evening. Emily Cook was awarded Apprentice of the…

Riverside College presented two of our students with awards at their rewards evening. Emily Cook was awarded Apprentice of the…

City College Plymouth Celebrate Student Successes at Annual Awards

A huge congratulations to David Brighton for achieving the Higher Technology Skills Student of the Year at the City College…

A huge congratulations to David Brighton for achieving the Higher Technology Skills Student of the Year at the City College…

Ian Williams Apprentice Talent in action

Only one week left to join this year’s Apprenticeship programme.

👉 apply here https://www.ianwilliams.co.uk/about-us/academy/

Only one week left to join this year’s Apprenticeship programme.

👉 apply here https://www.ianwilliams.co.uk/about-us/academy/

Don’t forget! Applications are still open for 2024 Apprenticeship registrations

We’re delighted how much interest there has been so far!

This year we will recruiting for all trades with positions…

We’re delighted how much interest there has been so far!

This year we will recruiting for all trades with positions…

Taking on apprentices through VIY

It’s really important to us to work closely with the supply chain and thanks to Dulux Trade Centres AkzoNobel we’ve had a great…

It’s really important to us to work closely with the supply chain and thanks to Dulux Trade Centres AkzoNobel we’ve had a great…

Applications are now open for our 2024 Apprenticeship registrations

Applications are now open for our 2024 Apprenticeship registrations.  
This year we will recruiting for all trades with positions available…

Applications are now open for our 2024 Apprenticeship registrations.  
This year we will recruiting for all trades with positions available…

Competition success for Maidstone Apprentices

Huge congratulations to our apprentices, Leo Bryer and Molly Platts, who achieved third and fourth place respectively in the KFE4SKILLS24…

Huge congratulations to our apprentices, Leo Bryer and Molly Platts, who achieved third and fourth place respectively in the KFE4SKILLS24…

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