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Construction (Plumbing, Brickwork, Plastering, Flooring, Joinery, P&D) Access2 Apprenticeships at PM Training

Course description

Foundation courses are for young people aged 16-19 who are leaving school and are considering a more practical and hands on course. They are suitable for those who may benefit from smaller class sizes, more support, needed to develop their work experience and confidence and are perhaps looking at a range of career options. These courses include employability support, maths and English supoort and ICT if appropriate. These Access2 Courses are offered across a range of career areas including engineering, joinery, electrical, brickwork and construction. We also offer courses in business admin, accountancy, ICT, digital media and customer service.

Course content

Courses include hands on REAL work expeirence, workshop training, employability support, Maths and English. These courses are full time and operate Monday to Friday.

Entry requirements

A clear desire and commitment to progress in the chosen career area are essential. A mini-assessment and interview is carrried out to determine suitability for the programme.


Assessment is carried out in a practical way and Maths/English are assessed by exam.

Financial information

Support is given to all of our learners in the form of an attendance bonus. We also offer Free travel support, Free refreshments and breakfasts and other supoport to ensure there are no barriers to your learning.

Future opportunities

Progression opportunities onto higher level courses, traineeships, apprenticeships and employment are there for all learners.

Further information

Please contact Susan Mills for any further advice and guidance on any of the courses, open evening dates, taster sessions and advice for parents.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 30 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: Flexible up to 24 months
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  • Number of planned places: 300


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    • PM Training Newcastle is a purpose built construction centre where we deliver Pre-Apprenticeship and Apprenticeship training to those wishing to pursue a career in:

      Joinery, Painting and Decorating, Brickwork, Groundwork, Flooring, Fenestration (Glazing Industry), Horticulture, Plastering and Maintenance Trades