Facebook Pixel
Skip to content

Project RECCE – Veteran Construction Training Course (Pathways into Construction - service leavers)


Careers and recruitment

Balfour Beatty Plc

The Royal Foundation; Wilmott Dixon; Balfour Beatty; Spire Construction; Atlas Compliance Training Ltd; Mode Rehabilitation; Seddon; Walking With The Wounded; Help For Heroes; BuildForce; White Ensign Association; Regular Forces Employment Association




Project RECCE is offering a chance for veterans to enter the construction industry and for employers to demonstrate their commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant and produce real transformational social value. Further to this, the construction industry can be prepared to receive a steady stream of fresh talent which has already honed its skills in the military. 

A key aim of this proposal is to expand the courses beyond the North West, whilst continuing to deliver there. Each course will be for 12 veterans. There will be a total of 18 courses, leading to a total of 216 veterans trained.

  • 216 starts on programme
  • 130 (60%) of starts complete programme (CSCS cards, employability training)
  • 22 (10%) of starts progress to further education
  • 65 (30%) of starts move into sustained employment
  • Final Project Report

02 Sep 2019

01 Sep 2022

Completed project summary

The project had funding withdrawn in May 2020 as a result of the strategic changes from CITB's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the project continued without CITB funding.