Reaseheath has been awarded the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme BRONZE AWARD in national recognition of our commitment and support for former and current military personnel.
The award follows the success of a property maintenance course for military veterans, delivered by Reaseheath Construction in partnership with armed forces training charity Building Heroes and national property maintenance service Heroes 4 Hire-Handymen.
The veterans are trained in bricklaying, plastering, wall tiling, decorating, joinery and plumbing and, provided they complete their qualification, are employed by Heroes 4 Hire-Handymen.
Our construction department receives a new cohort every six weeks and by the end of next year will have trained 120 servicemen and women.
As well as providing this tailormade training course, Reaseheath has a long history of employing ex military personel and volunteers in the Territorial Army within its own staff.
Head of Construction Andy Gould:, who applied to the Ministry of Defence for the award, said: “I was delighted to hear that Reaseheath has been successful in its application. This underlines and recognises what our college does for existing and former servicemen and women.”