These online and certified (by University of College of Estate Management – UCEM) learning modules will provide ex-military with knowledge that will enable them to take the first step towards becoming site and employment ready, i.e. gain an understanding of the construction industry as defined by employers. For example: how a construction project and a construction site operate, roles and career pathways, specific knowledge/understanding required by employers, overcoming barriers faced by ex-military.
These bespoke modules are developed through qualitative and quantitative research using surveys, along with veteran and employer focus groups. This research identified the particular issues/challenges faced by ex-military and employers and created content designed to resolve these issues.
The outcomes of these transferable pre-employment learning modules are:
Upon completion of the modules, certification will be gained from UCEM and this accreditation can be used as evidence to employers of the individual’s knowledge of and commitment to a particular profession.
This UCEM accreditation will also come with a commitment from UCEM that the individual is guaranteed a place on a relevant UCEM course for onward learning. This offer can be taken up as the individual moves into employment.