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Construction - Study Programme at LifeSkills

Course description

If you like the idea of learning a trade to work in the construction industry, then our course is the perfect start for you.
All courses are personalised to the individual with a core learning of Employability and Personal Development, Health and Safety and Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT. You’ll receive expert training in bricklaying, plastering, plumbing, carpentry, and painting & decorating plus the chance to gain your CSCS Health & Safety Card. You can also get the chance to do some work experience to help you put what you have learnt into practice and get that vital experience on to your CV. With all these qualifications and new-found confidence you'll dramatically increase your chances of an Apprenticeship or employment which means money in your pocket.

Entry requirements

Not in education, employment or training.

Future opportunities

Once completed individuals progress onto employment, college or an Apprenticeship programme. Examples of options available are as follows: Option 1: Construction apprenticeship Option 2: Further and higher education fulltime / part time i.e. construction awards, national awards / certificate, national diploma Option 3: Fulltime employment with ongoing company training, further experience and assessment.

Further information

Speak to your Connexions advisor, Contact us directly on 0800 62 26 493
or 01268 27 22 00, visit or email

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact LifeSkills directly.

Last updated date: 02 March 2016
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      LifeSkills delivers a wide range of Study Programmes from its two centres in Basildon.

      At Acorn house you can study either Customer Service, Childcare and Nail and Beauty .

      At Bowlers Croft you can study either Motor Vehicle or Construction.

      As well as your chosen vocation you will also continue to Study maths and English and develop your employability, all vital in helping you succeed and Learn a Living

      Apply now, see the website or contact us on 01268 272 200 for more details