As we enter the second half of 2023, we are delighted to share just a handful of the fabulous referrals we have received from our graduates across the Basic Construction skills programme. We are proud of all our graduates and thank them, our delivery partners and corporate supporters, for making Building Heroes the growing success it is!
"As a service leaver after 35 years in the RN, I found the course an excellent confidence builder in new skills. The course was delivered in a friendly and low-stress way allowing me to gain the skills comfortably. The instructors are friendly, knowledgeable and go the extra mile. The support from Building Heroes is excellent and targeted to the specific needs of the individual. I recommend this course as a way into construction or to build on existing skills."
"The course was a fantastic experience and delivered in a very professional manner. We were shown what was required and left to do the work with our tutor offering help throughout each evolution."
"I am confident in my skills to set up as a sole trader in the future. I have certainly benefitted from the course. I have learnt new skills which will help me in my self-employment journey."
"I have thoroughly enjoyed the five-week course. It has taught me new skills and improved the skills I already had. I now have the confidence to become self-employed in the handyman sector."
"It has helped immensely with future projects my wife, and I will carry out. I have also informed my wife, a serving person in the RN, and she indicated that she would be interested in doing the course when she is ready to leave service."
"I recommend this course to any of my fellow service members because it is run professionally, and you are treated with respect by the staff and instructors where ever you are in the college, and it is a very informative course."
"It is excellent value for money, especially if you compare it to others that are shorter and cost a lot more, and we are provided with a kit to wear and all the PPE we need to carry out each task."
"I had zero experience going onto the course, so it was a great learning environment to try to learn new skills at my own pace. It gave me an insight into trades I liked and ones that I didn't like as much. The instructors on the course were very knowledgeable and professional. I recommend the course to everyone wanting to enter the construction industry as it is a great stepping stone for anyone who wants to learn new skills for their interest. Overall, The system is excellent value for money, and I recommend it."