BPM Contracting Services Ltd
BPM Contracting Services Ltd is a building maintenance business dedicated to providing the highest quality of services. The Bath-based SME provides property maintenance services to housing associations, local government, healthcare providers and domestic clientele.
The organisation currently employs 15 apprentices, from Level 2 Property Maintenance to Level 6 Digital Degree, and hosts industry placements for two Business Administration T Level students. The company invested in technical education opportunities as a way of developing a talent pipeline to support their business growth. This has resulted in them being able to deliver their contracts with a larger team and they now have plans to take on another six apprentices and a third T Level student.
BPM run in-house training and link closely with local colleges to offer training schemes such as apprenticeships. In fact, over 30% of employees at the company are on an apprenticeship. The business also hosted their first Business Studies T Level student as a way of supporting a young person at the start of their work journey.
Chris Kille, Managing Director, said:
“The main benefits of technical education for our apprentices and T Level students are a rewarding and well-paid career.
“For us at BPM, we’ve been able to provide a steady supply of new staff who have been selected for their personal qualities and who can be trained in various areas of our business.
“My advice to employers considering hiring new learners is select with care and you will have a long-term asset for the company.”