Employees & Skills


At William Birch we put our people at the heart of everything we do. We rely on them and their skills to win and retain customers through providing exceptional levels of service….and our customers find it works;

“The whole design and construction process was a pleasure to be involved with – genuinely nice people with high professional standards and not a minute’s acrimony during the whole two year process!”


Acutely aware of our responsibility for fostering young talent and preserving skills, we are strong advocates of apprenticeship schemes and have recruited and trained over 100 apprentices in the last 40 years.

We often take on new apprentices, if you are interested in applying for an apprenticeship please send your CV and a covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to: William Birch & Sons Ltd, Link Road Court, Osbaldwick York YO10 3JQ.

Training and career development

William Birch & Sons Limited has clearly identified its commitment to training and development of its staff. Our approach creates career opportunities and job progression, and is equally vital to the William Birch & Sons Ltd Quality philosophy.

Designed to suit all of our activities, our training programmes are part of an annually prepared training plan.  From careful staff induction courses to specialist seminars, our effort is directed to creating a motivated team in which talent is recognised and widely used.  The resultant blend of technical skill and practical experience is the basis for career development.

Help and guidance is provided to all levels to encourage employees to undertake education and training.

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