Year Out Placements - Wates
Year Out Placements


Apply for a Year Out Placement.

Part way through your construction degree? You could join us on a one-year, fixed term contract and put what you’ve learned to the test and apply it to real-life scenarios.

Our Year Out Placements are open to all students on track for a 2:2 degree in a built-environment related qualification. Our Year Out Placement programmes are a great step towards understanding more about our business – and a fantastic route into our hugely popular Graduate Trainee Programmes too.

Please note that some roles do require you to be in possession of a full driving licence to enable you to travel to site as part of your role. Where essential, this is detailed in the job details.

Apply now and get hands-on experience, technical knowledge, career skills, and support from some of the industry’s best.

  • Competitive industry salary
  • Private medical insurance
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Car allowance
  • Health & wellness programme
  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Industry leading family leave policies
  • Volunteering days

Many of our Senior Managers joined us through one of our Early Careers Programmes, and a large number of our Placement colleagues return to complete the remainder of our Graduate Trainee Programme – continuing to develop as an individual with the opportunity to progress onto Chartership.