Following a competitive recruitment process, we are delighted to welcome our new ACT Argyll trainees - Robert, Philip and Mike. Robert has previously been one of our trainees and Philip did a work experience placement with the team over the summer. The trainees will be part of the team for six months and will help to deliver a range of works including amenity space improvement, small scale joinery, path clearance, construction and maintenance, beach cleans, landscaping and outdoor gardens works such as pesticides and weeding. 

The aim of ACT Argyll is to equip job seekers with the certified skills and experience they need to move into full-time employment whilst providing our communities with services which enhance local areas. The team have been hard at work across the area including in Helensburgh, Lochgoilhead and Arrochar. 

Recent jobs have included:

Tree protection, with Helensburgh Tree Conservation Trust
Maintenance in Hermitage Park, Helensburgh

The team have also been getting creative with their new skills, making quality products that will soon be up for sale. Look out for more news on where to buy soon!