Want to start a career in construction? Learn multi-trade construction skills and get your CSCS Card with us!
You will also acquire the foundation skills required (including updating your CV) to seek employment and/or career progression in the construction sector.
During induction and throughout the course you will receive information, advice and guidance on course content, career opportunities and skills development.
- Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction.
- Introduction to the Construction Industry.
- Level 1 Award in Health & Safety in a Construction Environment qualification - required for the CSCS Green Labourer’s card.
- Asbestos Awareness.
- Painting techniques
- Tiling a plain wall.
- Laying paving using slabs.
- Setting out and laying gravel paths.
- Constructing half-brick return corners.
- Laying block paving.
- Mixing and using concrete.
Who is the training for?This course is designed for individuals who want to develop skills and knowledge required for working in the construction sector. You must also be prepared to attend any job interviews that you are suitable for.
What do I need?There are no formal entry requirements for this course; however you do need to be aged 19 or over and be unemployed on benefits. You also need to have been resident in the UK / EU for 3 years before starting the course.
You will need to be interested in working in the construction sector. A course application form should be completed prior to course commencement and proof of benefits is required.
The level 1 Certificate and the Level 1 Award is delivered over 2 weeks, 4 days per week, 9.00am to 4.30pm each day.
Plus 1 day on course completion for the CSCS element of the course.
For further details call 0191 477 0840 or complete the Enquiry Form.
The European Social Fund in England is investing in jobs and skills, focusing on people who need support the most and helping them fulfil their potential.
Course delivered at our Construction Skills Academy on Bensham Trading Estate, Lobley Hill Road, Gateshead, NE8 2XN.