The BuildForce Insight Day bring together our nationwide construction employers and our Service Leavers and Veterans. This is a great opportunity for our employers and our military community to engage and discuss transferable skills, training, current roles, and pipeline. Find out more about what the industry has to offer and better understand roles available such as: Project Management, Designer, Logistician, Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Quantity Surveyor, Estimator, Health and Safety Manager, Quality Manager, Trade roles, Plant Operator, Civil Engineering and supporting roles. A job in construction offers a range of professional careers and is accessible to all ranks and skill sets and offers real potential for career progression.
As well as providing an insight into career pathways in the construction industry, you will have an opportunity to spend 1-2-1 time with our employers in an informal atmosphere to discuss your transition, CV, career advice and employment opportunities. Watch a video from our previous Insight Day here.
Date: Weds 15th Sept 2021, 10am – 4pm
Venue: RAF Cosford, Albrington, Wolverhampton WV7 3EX (free parking)
Please register your interest at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for more info.
The growth of BuildForce has been incredible, with more service leavers and veterans looking for roles in industry, than ever before. We are a construction industry initiative, looking to attract the best of our military talent from the Royal Airforce, British Army and Royal Navy.
We have found our place over the years connecting and interpreting the needs of both the construction and military sectors. We ensure our service leavers and veterans have access to the best possible roles, with progression and career satisfaction.
BuildForce is nationwide and offers a compliment of services focused on employment, education and mental health. Our employment programme centres around a unique career programme led by industry via mentoring, work placements, site visits and job opportunities. Our education programme is a partnership with The University College of Estate Management offering bespoke industry modules, which also offer certification and a place on a degree course for onward learning. Whilst our mental health programme provides a suite of wellbeing and stress management training and support.
Our employers cover: construction, homebuilding, infrastructure, logistics, utilities, security, engineering and facilities management.
According to government figures 20,000 people leave the Armed Forces each year, with the Royal British Legion estimating the size of the current British veteran population to be around 2.8 million.
This equates to a huge amount of readily available skills and knowledge, many of which are perfectly suited for a career in the construction industry.
Moreover, the construction industry has never been more hungry for new recruits, with an estimated 160,000 required by the year 2023.
A job in construction is accessible to all ranks and skillsets and offers real potential for career progression.