Our company’s success and growth
relies on successful people. By helping our graduates to develop
and grow within their career, we’re investing in our future
At Capita Symonds, your development is not a
simple process of completing the required training courses but
ensuring you personally develop the right skills and competencies
to contribute to our success.
As a Capita Symonds graduate, you will have
the opportunity to start building your career from day one.
As a new graduate you’ll be appointed a
mentor – an experienced professional within the
business that can show you the ropes. Your mentor will invest time
in you, acting as a sounding board to bounce ideas off and
encouraging challenging learning opportunities to support you to
step outside your comfort zone.
We recognise that ‘one size does not
fit all’ – your learning and development plan will be tailored to
Depending on the team you join, your
qualification and your experience, we will create a unique training
plan to suit your needs.
We’ll discuss your training and development
needs during your induction, and review again at regular intervals
during performance appraisals. We may encourage you to undertake
additional qualifications or specific technical training in your
You may like to become chartered with the
professional body representing your discipline. Capita Symonds is
keen to support professional development – it
makes good business sense. We want you to be the best that you can
be and achieving recognition through a professional body
demonstrates that you are delivering and maintaining the highest
standards of professional competence.
We are currently supporting our colleagues to
achieve recognition with over 15 different professional bodies - we
have accredited training programmes with CIBSE, ICE, IHIE and
In 2008, Capita Symonds launched
BusinessWise – a 2-year
programme to help graduates and young professionals learn key
business skills to complement their technical development -
delivered jointly by Capita Symonds and the University of Salford.
Originally developed with our offices in the North West,
BusinessWise is now being rolled out to our offices across the
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As a multidisciplinary consultancy, there will
be widespread opportunities for you to gain experience across
disciplines and business sectors. You will be actively involved in
real projects from the outset and these may vary
from small local projects to large scale national projects for
public or private sector clients.
You will typically work in multidisciplinary
project teams which will give you the opportunity to understand the
roles of other technical disciplines and build an important
professional network around you.
This breath of experience can present
opportunities that you may not have been aware of or had not
previously considered, so you can make informed decisions about
your career path.
Performance reviews also give our graduates the opportunity to
consider how their career might look based on choices they make.
The process opens up new possibilities, but with a clear view of
what such a move would entail.
And once your graduate training comes to an
end, we offer extensive and rewarding career opportunities across
the breadth of Capita Symonds’ wide range of services to further
your career in the property, construction and infrastructure
At Capita Symonds we promote according
to talent and impact, not time-served in the business so the
opportunities are there for the taking.
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