The Programme

The course focuses on the principles of housebuilding; skills and knowledge of residential construction techniques and their practical use including the legal and contractual areas of construction.

These areas are further developed in the work place, enabling you to gain a sound technical and academic education to further your career in the housebuilding industry. To help you on your way, you'll receive dedicated coaching from your Site Manager, and personal mentoring from a Construction Director or Manager.

Key features include:

  • Payment of tuition fees

  • Tailored teaching to compliment workplace learning

  • 4 x 1-week residential release from site for block teaching each year

  • A Barratt Construction Director or Manager as your mentor 

  • A great salary plus additional incentives and generous benefits 

Alongside the CIOB accredited Foundation Degree, you’ll take up the role of Trainee Assistant Site Manager where you’ll develop an ability to co-ordinate trades, direct labour and materials in order to meet a highly challenging schedule on time, and within budget. You’ll be supported in your development by your own Barratt mentor who will help you to apply your learning to practice. 

After three years you’ll achieve a Foundation Degree in Residential Development and Construction and have the option to continue for a further 18 months to top-up to the CIOB and RICS Accredited BSc (Hons) Degree. 

After the first two years we anticipate that you will be appointed as an Assistant Site Manager. Candidates with high potential will progress to complete the BSc (Hons) Degree and be ready to take on a Site Manager role upon completion of the programme.

Programme Detail

The academic teaching is tailor-made for Barratt Developments employees and is designed to complement and enhance your work-based learning. Many of the case studies that you’ll cover will be that of Barratt Developments, which some of you could be working on in your day-to-day roles.   

Trainee Assistant Site Manager

You’ll be assisting the Site Manager in leading the development of the site through to completion; co-ordinating trades, directing labour and materials, whilst meeting a highly challenging schedule on time, within budget, with a focus on quality and customers. 

There are so many essential elements to the construction of a development. And each element requires specialist people to ensure it's carried out successfully. Visit our main careers website to learn more about the construction lifecycle.  

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