Established in 1870, Andrew Scott Ltd (ASL) is one of the UK’s oldest independent construction companies. We are a respected name in the civil engineering and construction markets to both Public and Private sector customers. We are one of the largest Welsh construction companies, and our culture and way of working naturally supports the sustainable development of Wales with our business model based on regional and long-term employment, the use of local supply chains, investment in training and employment, direct delivery and the importance of the well-being of our staff and local communities.
One of our main business objectives is to develop and retain a highly skilled team to achieve our customers construction needs, delivering quality, innovation and best value. Our business operates at its best when our people are at their best–our people are the drivers behind our success. Therefore, people development is at the forefront of our business development strategy. We offer a large package of employee benefits including competitive salaries and annual leave, free healthcare, access to mental health support and counselling, flexible working arrangements, cycle to work scheme, volunteering days and long service awards.
We invest heavily in training and development, with over £85,000 spent on training in 2022. In addition to a large number of accredited and non-accredited training programmes, we’re currently supporting; 9 direct Apprentices, 8 staff studying towards NVQs, 3 staff studying towards HND/HNC, 2 Staff studying towards a BSc degree and 7 Graduate Engineering on the Further Learning Programme to obtain their ICE Accreditation.
Three Winning Facts:
- ASL put their people first and as part of our business strategy and commitment to a prosperous Wales we offer local, direct and long-term employment opportunities, and have done for over 150years.
- We invest heavily in training and development for existing staff and recruitment of new staff, apprentices, trainees and graduates.
- We are committed to changing perceptions of the construction industry and increasing diversity to drive innovation and tackle the skills shortage by; raising awareness of the opportunities and career paths in construction, diversifying our workforce with proactive and inclusive recruitment, encouraging talent into our industry through work experience, apprenticeships and training schemes and delivering initiatives that provide positive impacts for communities, local economy and the local environment.