Jobs & recruitment


Building Heroes recruitment provides a personalised service that carefully supports you, and matches the right candidate to the right job, wherever you might be in the country.

We have a range of employment opportunities available from the time you apply. We work closely with you from day one and throughout the course with the goal of having an employment outcome ready on completion of the course.

Employers Partners

Success stories

Official Bronze Partner of Building Heroes, Thakeham delivers sustainable homes and strong communities, providing private residential developments, high-quality, tenure-blind affordable homes and open spaces to infrastructure, facilities and strategic land services. Thakeham’s industry-leading approach to zero carbon-ready homes, biodiversity and the environment, alongside its commitment to people, communities, and creating amazing places to live, put it at the forefront of placemaking in the UK.

Thakeham is keen to support the drive to place Service leavers in new careers in house building and construction, so find out more about how you become part of the Thakeham team now.


Bronze Partner

Vistry's purpose is to develop sustainable new homes and communities across all sectors of the UK housing market. The Vistry Group brands’ ambition, the service Vistry deliver, and the homes Vistry build define them. Every day, Vistry are proud to do the right thing, and instead of just making history, they are making Vistry for the construction industry, their customers and their people.

Working differently and thinking differently means Vistry Group is busy building something brilliant – and your career could be part of it.

Vistry Group

Academy Partner

A family-owned and managed company with over three generations of experience, knowledge and success in homebuilding, uniting people across the Midlands with beautifully designed properties that they can truly call their own. A long-time supporter of Building Heroes, Davidson's Homes is our Academy Partner in the East Midlands, hosting the Ibstock Academy in Leicestershire.

Find out more about the opportunities to join the Davidsons Homes team, and become part of the Davidsons Difference.

Davidsons Homes

Academy Partner

Regal London is one of London’s leading privately owned mixed-use real estate developers, specialising in residential-led mixed-use developments to deliver successful projects across London, from Kensington to Tower Hamlets and from Barnet to Shoreditch. Regal London is our Academy Partner within the M25 and currently hosts two Skills Academies in Watford and Wembley.

Find out about this leading organisation here, and learn how you can grow your career with Regal London and its supply chain.

Regal London

Academy Partner

With a strong reputation for quality building, Rose Builders offer expertise and reliability and attract most of our work through repeat business or the recommendation of existing clients and consultants. A long time supporter, fund raiser and employer affiliate, we are pleased to continue to call Rose Builders an official Partner of Building Heroes. Rose Builders is committed to investing in people, in staff training and personal development.

Find out more about the opportunities Rose have on offer and how you become part of the Rose team.


Academy Partner

Annington Homes is one of the UK's largest private real estate owners. Their aim is simple: to accelerate the refurbishment, re-development, rental or sale of affordable ex-MOD homes to families who need them

Annington Homes

Gold Charity Sponsorship Partner
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We can deliver a solution to your recruitment needs, by providing military candidates with a wealth of transferable skills, who have completed one of our certified courses.

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Design. Build. Operate.

The Construction industry goes beyond a building site. There are a huge range of career paths, such as designing, planning and project management, as well as doing hands-on, practical work.


Engineering is essential in ensuring that project designs work in practice. Civil and structural engineers often work either in an office on the technical aspects of designs or out on site making sure that the designs are implemented properly.

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Performing Engineering Operations

Trade Specialists

Trades and crafts open you up to a number of roles. Including, bricklaying, stonemasonry, carpentry, joinery, demolition work, electrical work, painting and decorating, plumbing, scaffolding, and wall and floor work.

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Construction Skills Bootcamp

Site Management

Site managers ensure things get done on a construction site. They make sure that the building work is finished on time, within budget and to a high standard, managing teams of workers.

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All courses

Quantity Surveyors

This role involves working out either how much the design would cost to build in theory, or how much the project is costing to build in reality.

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Plant Operatives

Trades and crafts open you up to a number of roles. Including, bricklaying, stonemasonry, carpentry, joinery, demolition work, electrical work, painting and decorating, plumbing, scaffolding, and wall and floor work.

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Plant MachineryGroundworks and Civils


A professional who prepares the ground before, during and after building such as roads, highways and pavements. They often work with Plant operatives.

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Construction Skills BootcampPlant Machinery

Further training

Developing skills and knowledge

It is important for tradespeople to continue developing skills and qualifications. Doing so ensures ongoing employment and career opportunities. Building Heroes have a range of accredited courses and can signpost to further specialist training.

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