Clearwater teams up with Cranfield University to create promising opportunities in water management

Posted: Friday 21st September 2018

Leading supplier of water management services and solutions to provide practical two-year placements to postgraduates of Cranfield’s water courses.

Clearwater Group Limited has teamed up with Cranfield University to offer postgraduates of the university’s water courses the opportunity to enhance and develop their skills in professional water management.

The nationwide water management provider will take on up to ten postgraduates every year with the potential of full-time opportunities offered at the end of the two-year period. Those enrolling on the programme will utilise the real world skills and experience gained at Cranfield into four of Clearwater’s core departments; sales, operations, engineering and SafeCare – the company’s risk assessment consultancy. Participants will spend six months in each department.

Clearwater is dedicated to developing fresh talent and driving skills, training and development in the water and environmental management industries. Having recently launched its Technical Training Academy, providing hands-on training in the latest water treatment practices and technologies to those in the water treatment sector.

“We’re very excited to welcome the first set of postgraduates to the Clearwater programme this September,” said Jaqui McGee, Head of HR at Clearwater. “Recent studies have highlighted significant skills shortages and it’s no secret that finding the right experience isn’t always straightforward for postgraduates looking to launch their careers. We’re confident that these issues can be overcome. Combined with the opening of the Clearwater Technical Training Academy, this is a positive step towards providing the sector with fresh, well-trained talent.”

“This is a promising development for Cranfield’s existing and future students,” said Paul Jeffrey, Director of Water, Cranfield University. “Clearwater recognises the potential in enthusiastic postgraduates and has created a clear path forwards for those seeking vital experience in an essential industry.”

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