Sponsored Construction Degree Programme 2018

Specific Location
Opportunities Nationwide

Division
Group Support Centre

Hours of Work
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Brand
Barratt Developments PLC

Contract Type
Full-time

Closing Date
27 July 2018

Sponsored Construction Degree Programme 2018

Sponsored Degree Programme – Site Management Training Scheme

Starting salary: Up to £24,000 per annum depending on location and experience, plus benefits (Negotiable for those who bring management / leadership experience from other industries; for example ex-forces personnel).

Summary of the role: 

We’ve collaborated with Sheffield Hallam University to offer a bespoke Degree Programme leading to a BSc (Hons) Degree in Residential Development and Construction, which provides a unique opportunity for you to develop the qualities and skills you’ll need to excel in your career in the house-building industry. It’s a great opportunity for those who are looking for an alternative start for their career rather than full-time Higher Education or those who wish to change career direction into a Site Management role.

You’ll join as Trainee Assistant Site Manager, giving you hands-on experience from day one. You’ll attend 4 x 1-week teaching blocks at Sheffield Hallam University each year, where we'll put you up in a hotel and cover your food and travel costs. You'll achieve an industry accredited BSc (Hons) Degree over the course of approximately 5 years.  

Personal Characteristics/Qualifications and Skills:

To be considered you must have the potential to focus on customer expectation and commercial needs, as well as having an understanding of the level of commitment required from you to successfully manage working on site alongside furthering your education. You’ll also need to meet the following minimum course entry requirements:

To qualify you’ll need ONE of the following:

  • One A Level and 4 GCSE’s (C or above) including Maths and English OR
  • BTEC National Qualification
  • Advanced Diploma in Construction or Built Environment OR
  • Other access or foundation courses
  • More experienced entrants without formal qualifications will be considered on merit, taking into account such factors as their work experience, including those from the Armed Forces, and previous qualifications.

Benefits package: 

 You’ll benefit from:

Full time Trainee Assistant Site Manager position with the opportunity to progress into leadership roles

  • Competitive Salary
  • Hands on experience from day one
  • Support in achieving an industry accredited BSc (Hons) Degree in Residential Development and Construction – approximately 5 years
  • 4 x 1-week annual block teaching at Sheffield Hallam University for academic study
  • Paid Tuition fees
  • Accommodation, breakfast and evening meals paid for during block weeks
  • Work towards professional membership
  • One to one academic and business mentoring and development support
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Flexible benefits 

Please outline which vacancy you are interested in applying for in your application.

East Scotland (Edinburgh) x 2 vacancies

North East (Newcastle-Upon-Tyne) x 2 vacancies

Northampton x 2 vacancies

North Thames (Hertfordshire) x 1 vacancy

Southern Counties (Surrey) x 1 vacancy

Southern (Berkshire) x 1 vacancy

Eastern Counties (Essex) x 1 vacancy

Kent x 1 vacancy

For more information on our Divisional locations please visit barrattfuturetalent.co.uk/graduates/locations/

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