Building Heroes revives its training programme in Wales

Building Heroes has announced the revival of its training programme in Wales as it approaches its 10th anniversary. 

The Queen’s Award-winning UK charity helps the armed forces community and military family members transition to successful construction careers

Partnering with Cardiff and Vale College, the programme is set for a November launch. 

The collaboration will work to equip veterans with practical skills and industry knowledge, enabling access to pathways into civilian roles in the construction sector.

The charity is relaunching the training programme in Wales as it approaches its 10th anniversary – it will celebrate a decade of achievement in 2024.

Karen Jefford, chief executive officer of Building Heroes Education Foundation, said: “We are delighted to reintroduce our training program to Wales in collaboration with Cardiff and Vale College. 

“Our commitment to Wales is vitally important, enabling us to support Tri-service Welsh personnel but also those currently residing in England and wishing to create new careers and homes in Wales. 

“This partnership revitalises our presence in Wales, reaffirming our dedication to bolstering the construction industry workforce while honouring our military's dedication.”

Renowned for its emphasis on hands-on training, mentorship, and industry engagement, the Building Heroes programme offers veterans an opportunity to explore a variety of construction disciplines, unlocking doors to fulfilling careers. 

Through partnerships with local construction stakeholders and industry experts, the charity creates a comprehensive experience that aligns with the wide range of prospects within the construction field.

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