Sector Based Work Academy Programmes
Building Pathways is offering Sector-Based Work Academy programmes, comprising pre-employment training, work experience placements and a guaranteed job interview over a duration of 3 weeks.
The scheme is linked to major construction projects in the local area with genuine job and apprenticeship opportunities, linking local residents to employers.
The programmes can be delivered Face2Face or virtually, depending on COVID restrictions, and are designed for 8 – 12 individuals aged 16 and above, who are interested in a career in the construction industry. The training includes L1 Health & Safety / CSCS Card if not already held.
Each programme of 3 weeks includes the following elements and objectives:
- Work-readiness training: A series of virtual / classroom based workshops providing employer-led enrichment and pre-employability support to prepare candidates for the world of work.
- Provide access to accredited learning: Offer accredited short courses for students to gain relevant a site safety card. This includes the online CSCS Green card package (L1 Health and Safety in Construction Environment, CSCS training and Test). In addition, optional short accredited courses such as Fire Marshalling, First Aid at Work, Manual Handling etc.
- Work experience: Organise virtual or onsite tours to an employer’s construction project for candidates to gain exposure to the industry.
- Job interviews: Each candidate will be offered a guaranteed job interview with one of our employers. Candidates will be given job interview training during the pre-employment phase of the programme.
To discuss further please contact Mike Davis-Marks