Build a career in construction

Course 1 - CSCS +

4 days’ commitment;  course times are Monday to Thursday, 9:30am to 3pm.

Upon completion of the course you will be linked with an employer to undertake a work trial, which will often lead to full time employment.

Training includes CSCS Touch Screen test to gain a CSCS Green Card, as well as:

•    Asbestos Awareness   
•    Abrasive Wheels   
•    Manual Handling  
•    COSHH    
•    PPE    
•    Handheld Power Tools    
•    CAT & Genny (Hazards)    
•    Working at Heights

Register for Course 1 - CSCS + If you need help registering please email or call Graham Dawson on 07918 943 130.

Course 2  -  Highways Maintenance

This is a ten day course, covering:

•    Segregating the area for highways work in the workplace K5039622
•    Laying flexible pavements in the workplace Y5039440 
•    Excavating holes & trenches -manual digging in the workplace Y5039650 
•    Laying modular pavement in the workplace J5039627
•    Reinstating excavation & highway surfaces in the workplace H5039442

•    Forward Tipping Dumper licence
•    Roller Licence

For more information email or call Graham Dawson on 07918 943 130.

Course 3 – Estimators

Working on a construction project is not just a physical job, so from November 2023 a new 2 day course will be launched and fully funded to give practical experience of completing construction estimations. Delegates attending would be expected to complete practical estimates found on construction sites,

•    Working in Construction make it count 
•    Working in construction is about firm foundations . 
•    Building a house is more than just laying a brick!
•    Operating plant is more than holding a certification! 
•    Ground working is more than just digging a hole! 
•    Painting is more than a paint brush! 

Improve your confidence to work with numbers and estimations in a construction environment. Employers need these skills more than ever. This is a practical in a construction compound and PPE will be provided if needed. Transport Can be arranged from central pick up points. For more information on Estimators course contact us on OR call 01509 600330

Joinery case study - Daniel

Followed his mum’s advice to get sorted for life in the construction trade. Now proud to be a trainee joiner with Leicester retail display manufacturer Thomson Hayes.

Read more about Daniel on the CITB website

Demolition case study - Emmy

Overcame barriers, but the course proved that working in construction was right for her. Now employed by AR Demolition and loving knocking things down in Leicester.

Groundworks case study - Archie

Employed after his onsite work trial with Danaher & Walsh, and now working on their Leicester groundworks projects.