Construction

Build the foundations to a career in this growing industry or improve your existing skillset, with our range of courses including Brickwork, and Plastering.

Explore our range of FREE* courses and sign-up using our online enrolment portal. If you need support, get in touch, our friendly team can help!

*Note that most of our courses are FREE for Lancashire residents and where fees are applicable, this will be noted on your enrolment.

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  • Construction Multiskills
    Construction
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    An introduction to the key health and safety elements of the construction industry. and the chance to develop basic skills in a range of trade areas, including:
    - Carpentry
    - Brick work
    - Painting and decorating
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      WED - 27/09/2023
      17:30 to 20:30
      12 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £249.00
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      WED - 17/04/2024
      17:30 to 20:30
      10 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £249.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Plastering
    Construction
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    You will gain an introduction to key elements of the trade including hand skills, use and care of tools, working safely and develop beginner plastering skills. You will then be able to apply this to your own projects.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      WED - 17/01/2024
      18:00 to 21:00
      10 week course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: £249.00
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      WED - 17/04/2024
      17:30 to 20:30
      10 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £249.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology
    Construction
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This Level 3 course is carried out online, over 15 weeks. Sessions for March 2023 are Wednesday and Thursday 9:30am - 3:30pm
    During the 15 weeks, you will undertake both theory lessons and practicals, online. There are 2 practical track days and a Drug, Alcohol and Medical Screening that you will need to attend. These are noted on your timetable.

    You will be provided with Approved Personal Protective Equipment and become competent in Safety Awareness and Manual Handling. All these, will be under the watchful eye of our friendly, approachable, Qualified Trainer/Assessor - Stephen White.

    Providing you complete the NVQ, sponsorship with an employer and Drug, Alcohol and Medical screening successfully, you will then continue your journey and undertake the Employer-led Safety critical courses (Personal Track Safety / Track Induction Course) PTS/TIC to enable you to work on Network Rail Infrastructure.

    Also Included in The Course
    • EAL Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology
    • Full set of Network Rail Approved PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
    • Network Rail Approved Medical - Mandatory that this is attended and passed or won't progress on the course - Necessary for PTS
    • Network Rail Approved Drugs & Alcohol Screening - Mandatory that this is attended and passed or won't progress on the course - Necessary for PTS
    • Sponsorship paperwork including ID and right-to-work documentation - Necessary for PTS.
    • E-Learning - Sent from your sponsor - Mandatory that this is completed and passed by the deadline of your PTS training
    • Small Plant Training.
    • Basic Hand Tools Training.
    • First Aid and Manual Handling.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 31/01/2024
      17:00 to 19:30
      30 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £5421.00
    • Online Course
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 26/02/2024
      09:30 to 15:00
      30 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £5421.00
    • Online Course
      WED - 06/03/2024
      17:30 to 20:30
      12 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £5421.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Motor Vehicle General Maintenance
    Construction
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This qualification is for Learners who have a keen interest in automotive maintenance and repair and are looking to progress within this or the engineering industry. This qualification will provide Learners with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills at the level suiting their ability at entry. This qualification has been designed to be practical, engaging and motivating, to support Learners in gaining the key knowledge and skills typically required by automotive maintenance and...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      WED - 17/01/2024
      18:00 to 21:00
      10 week course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: £249.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Railway Maintenance IAG
    Construction
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    During this ONLINE (TEAMS) Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) session, you will meet College staff and the Railway Programme Tutor. Please read all information before clicking enrol.

    The IAG session will last approximately 2 hours, including your online initial assessment.

    We will provide all the information you need to decide about the Railway Maintenance training opportunity we offer and the type of work available in the industry.

    We will ensure that you are suitable for the programme, are eligible for funding and you will undertake an English and Maths assessment whilst here to ensure you are prepared for the demands of the NVQ Level 2 course.

    We will cover ID requirements and information regarding the Drug and Alcohol Medical screening that takes place on the programme.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Waterside Centre Accrington
      THU - 09/05/2024
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Waterside Centre Accrington
      THU - 09/05/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Railway Maintenance Level 2 Diploma
    Construction
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    During the course, you'll learn the fundamentals of rail track maintenance that you need to obtain a successful career on the rail. The course will introduce you to the typical operations and allow you to develop an extensive skill set to carry out various roles within the Rail Industry.

    You must book onto an Information and Advice Session prior to starting the course.

    Also Included in The Course
    • City & Guilds NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Rail Engineering Track Maintenance
    • City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Rail Engineering Underpinning Knowledge
    • Full set of Network Rail Approved PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
    • Network Rail Approved Medical - Mandatory that this is attended and passed or won't progress on the course - Necessary for PTS
    • Network Rail Approved Drugs & Alcohol Screening - Mandatory that this is attended and passed or won't progress on the course - Necessary for PTS
    • Sponsorship paperwork including ID and right-to-work documentation - Necessary for PTS.
    • E-Learning - Sent from your sponsor - Mandatory that this is completed and passed by the deadline of your PTS training
    • Small Plant Training.
    • Basic Hand Tools Training.
    • First Aid and Manual Handling.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Shout Connect Meeting Rooms Preston
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 26/02/2024
      09:30 to 16:00
      6 week course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: £1995.00
    • Lancashire Adult Learning
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 02/04/2024
      09:30 to 16:00
      6 week course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: £1995.00
    • Shout Connect Meeting Rooms Preston
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 15/04/2024
      09:30 to 16:00
      6 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: £1995.00
    • Lancashire Adult Learning
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 20/05/2024
      09:30 to 16:00
      6 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £1995.00
    • Shout Connect Meeting Rooms Preston
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 03/06/2024
      09:30 to 16:00
      6 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £1995.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
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