The first step – site operatives
There is a big contrast across Europe in the attitude to the development of young site operatives; some offer structured and nationally recognised training courses, others take a hire and fire approach and hope the best will stick with it. Check out the national differences using the dropdown boxes on the right.
It is universally agreed that companies value good site operatives extremely highly, and once you’ve proven your worth, the rewards can be considerable. It’s an outdoor, mobile life and if you develop the right skills and experience you could literally be travelling the world to ply your trade.