Budding Brunels with Argent

Budding Brunels in an Open College Network accredited schools engagement programme aimed at informing young people about higher education and career options within the construction industry.

What does the course entail?

Tour of Argent's development at King's Cross, including a visit to a 'live' construction site
Industry led accredited workshops relating to a project brief
Experience of giving presentations to an industry panel
Interviews which can lead to work placements for at least 5 students
Industry networking with professionals from Argent and their supply chain

We will be recruiting 25 Year 12/13 students from schools in Islington and Camden to participate. The course is free to students (lunch is also provided and travel costs reimbursed) and there is no requirement from schools or colleges in terms of staff time over the three days, as the project is fully staffed and risk-assessed by Construction Youth Trust, Argent and their supply chain.

The programme is particularly relevant for students interested in STEM, potentially studying Maths and Science subjects or who are interested in pursuing a career in Engineering or Surveying. The course is also highly valuable to Art and Design students who are interested in Architecture, or students studying Humanities subjects who may be interested in Sustainability, Planning, Community Engagement or Project Management.

A minimum of 5 students who attend the course will be selected for a week long work placement with Argent or their supply chain to take place during school holidays.


0207 467 9540 / 07508 738 689


King's Cross

Date & Time

Wednesday 11 October 2017 to Friday 13 October 2017
9am to 4pm

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