British Gypsum are proud supporters of Rebuilding Lives UK and have worked with the charity to offer support in a variety of ways including the creation of a bespoke training course that has been set up to help survivors maintain their homes and increase their confidence.
The bespoke patch and repair course is aimed at survivors of domestic abuse and has been designed to suit the needs of individuals and provide them with the skills needed to maintain their own space. The course is completely flexible and provides attendees with more information about careers in construction and the interview skills needed to get a job in the industry, should they ask for that.
In addition to the course, British Gypsum has given Naima, who also runs The Lady in Red Plastering Service, access to all of its courses to broaden and develop her own skills. Whenever Naima needs to take time away to focus on the charity, she can make use of the academy, enabling her to work and practice in a safe space.
Gareth Dunn, Service Innovation Director at British Gypsum said:
“We are proud to have worked closely with Naima to develop a bespoke course designed specifically for those affected by domestic abuse, and give them the skills needed to maintain their homes. If attendees come away with an interest in making construction their career, this is a huge benefit for the industry as a whole, so we’d be pleased to be at the beginning of that journey.”
To find out more about British Gypsum’s additional training courses, visit: https://britishgypsum.foleon.com/build-better-academy-prospectus/prospectus/cover/