Willmott Dixon has one of the most established and successful management trainee programmes in the industry. Many of our talented trainees are now in senior positions within the company and some of the most talented even sit on our main board!

The programme is open to school and college leavers, skilled trades people and graduates. It offers trainees the opportunity to gain experience in different jobs and disciplines.

If you are talented and want to succeed, our management trainee programme will give you the opportunity to realise your potential. Our well established, successful programme is one of the best in the industry. We have been nurturing, developing and fulfilling future managers’ potential for over 35 years. There are lots of routes into a management trainee programme at Willmott Dixon:

School/college leavers

Are you studying for A levels and don’t want to go to university full time? Then a 4 year management trainee programme is for you!


Are you a graduate with a degree in a construction related subject? We can offer you a 2 year management trainee programme.

If you have a non-construction related degree we still want you to apply and we can offer you a 3 year management trainee programme.

Skilled tradespeople

You will get a structured programme that will expose you to all areas of our business to develop your understanding of the interiors business as a whole and not just your chosen discipline. The length of your programme will depend on your entry route, generally between 2 and 4 years.

Click here to to apply.

The trainee experience:

We have lots of different courses and events that get you feeling part of the Willmott Dixon team!

Trainee awareness programme

Our 1st year management trainees attend a two week programme which teaches the basic trade competencies through practical hands on sessions.

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Trainee away days

Every year, all management trainees attend away days, undertaking a range of activities aimed at developing team building skills. It is also an opportunity for trainees to meet socially in a fun and challenging environment!

Management trainee of the year

All management trainees and former trainees who have finished their programme within the last 12 months are invited to an annual 'trainee of the year' event to celebrate the achievements of trainees throughout the year. It is here that the prestigious 'trainee of the year award' is presented.

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Click here to find out more about the annual trainee challenge!

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