Pathways into Construction

CITB and Abbey Access Training present a programme to help improve your progression into working in the Construction Industry

Individuals will be required to attend:

– Stage 1 – 12 days to gain their CSCS Card, Asbestos Awareness, First Aid, Manual Handling, Fire Safety Certificates and Employability Skills
– Stage 2 – 4 weeks of Practical Skills that may include Joinery, Plastering, Bricklaying, Groundworks
– The 2 stages will then be followed by a Construction related Work Experience Placement for 4 weeks with a local employer.

The programme will provide support to progress onto  Apprenticeships, Employment or Further Learning. Support with Travel and PPE will also be available.

The course is open to:

– Any 16 – 24 year olds
– Any age if Long Term unemployed (over 12 months)

Starts Monday 20th January 2020

For more information or to book a place, please contact: 01522 801556 /

Programme content

Stage 1

Day 1 – Induction and enrolment

Day 2 – CV Lesson and update of CV’s, Job Search

Day 3 – Covering Letter lesson and update/production of a Cover letter

Day 4 – Reviews/ target settings/ Individual Learning Plan (ILP)/Skills Work Star/Job Search

Day 5 – Application Form lesson and Job Search

Day 6 – Asbestos Awareness and Job Search

Day 7 – Manual Handling and Job Search

Day 8 – Fire Safety and Job Search

Day 9 – Site Safety Awareness Course

Day 10 – First Aid Training

Day 11 – CSCS Test and Intensive Job Search

Day 12 – Consolidation/final Reviews/Concentrated Job Search

Stage 2

Practical Skills training for 4 weeks:

– 2 weeks at Lindum Construction undertaking Groundworks and Bricklaying skills training
– 1 week at Hill Holt Wood undertaking Joinery training
– 1 week at The Keyworth Centre undertaking Plastering Training

Followed by the opportunity to undertake a Work Experience Placement for 4 weeks.

Followed by support to progress onto an Apprenticeship, Into Employment or Further Learning.

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