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If you are at university or have recently graduated and are looking to kick-start your career in property and construction, what better way to succeed than by joining the Elevate Graduate Scheme?

As a graduate trainee with Galliard you can expect to start your career with us from the moment you join. Whilst being allocated a mentor from the Senior Leadership Team and a sponsor from the HR function, you will have a defined role from day one. Your training programme will guarantee that you are exposed to all facets of the business, not only to build your own profile; but to ensure your understanding of our business- and the contribution which you can make to it- is robust. We will support your learning, both on the job and in the attainment of professional qualifications.

We will be on the road visiting a number of universities throughout October and November to discuss exciting Graduate opportunities. View the Elevate Milkround events here.

As an Elevate Galliard Graduate you will be welcomed into the family as soon as your offer is accepted.

What you can expect from us:

  • A robust training programme which will provide exposure to all facets of the business
  • Support with the attainment of professional accreditations and memberships
  • An assigned functional mentor and HR contact
  • Quarterly reviews and access to our CEO
  • A defined role within the business from day one
  • An interesting and varied workload
  • A comprehensive onboarding process

What we expect from you:

  • Commitment and reliability
  • Enthusiasm and motivation
  • Thirst for learning
  • Professionalism
  • Self-directed learning
  • Drive to excel
  • Competence

Programme Overview



Month 1-3

  • Company induction day and welcome 
  • Site visits
  • Meet your mentors and the CEO
  • Review with mentor / HR buddy
  • Allocation of group project
  • Project presentation
  • Review with CEO
  • Team building event

Month 3-6

  • Commencement of professional accreditations
  • Department rotation
  • Team building events
  • Quarterly review with CEO
  • Review with mentor / HR buddy

Month 6-12

  • Team building events
  • External secondment
  • Career progression
  • Quarterly review with CEO
  • Review with mentor / HR buddy

Meet our graduates

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Stage 1 

To apply to the Elevate graduate programme you must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum 2:2 degree qualified or equivalent qualification 
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK
  • Must be flexible to travel to various sites across London and the Home Counties

Stage 2

In addition to your online application, you should submit a short video to support your application.

This should cover:

  • An introduction 
  • Your area of interest and aspirations
  • Why you have chosen Galliard Homes

Please submit your video to 
Your online application and video must be submitted by no later than the 21st December. 

Stage 3 

If your application is successful you will be invited to participate in a telephone interview week commencing the 6th January.

These interviews will be conducted by our in-house Recruitment Team and will consist of competency-based questions covering a variety of different areas.

Stage 4 

A two-day assessment centre will form the final stage of the application process.

Candidates will be observed during this day by senior managers from Galliard whilst participating in a range of activities and tasks, such as presentations, interviews and group exercises.

Stage 5

Offers will be made to successful candidates by early February.

Elevate graduates will be officially welcomed to the Galliard family in early September.