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Construction Training Programme

As part of Greater Manchester's Combined Authorities Adult Education Budget delivery, in partnership with The Growth Company, Groundwork would like to invite all referrals/potential clients for the forthcoming 8-week construction training programme.

How it works

The course is a blend of practical hands-on experience and classroom-based tuition. Skills and development areas include improving confidence, developing working relationships, core employability skills, goals and aspiration setting.

It is criterial that the learner must have turned 19 before the 1st September 2019 and are in receipt of a state benefit (proof will need to be provided prior to day one of delivery). All learners must live in a Greater Manchester postcode.

If you have any questions or queries please feel free to get in touch. Alternatively, we are more than happy to come and discuss, meet learners or attend a team meeting.

Accredited qualifications

Level 1 Certificate in Multi-trades in Construction Activities by NOCN Awarding Body (124 GLH) Modules include:

  • Painting and decorating
  • 1st and 2nd fix joinery
  • Tiling
  • Dry lining

Accredited Numeracy tuition (from Entry 1 to Level 2) through OCR Awarding Body.

Learners will also complete 55 Hours unaccredited structured training in Work Preparation and Employability Skills.


All learners will be funded for their CSCS test and Green Card and Level One Award ‘Health and Safety in a Construction Environment’ on completion of all three elements of the course.

Groundwork will provide all necessary PPE and cover the cost of travel to the course.

Who to contact

Contact Name
James Oldham
Contact Position
Skills Training Manager
0161 785 7410
07850 310731
Construction Training Programme

Where to go

Venue address
Unit 4, Hamer Vale
Buckley Road
OL12 9BF

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open day 27 May 2020
Session Information
Course dates: Monday 1 June to Friday 24 July
Attendance: Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 4pm
Fridays 8.30am to 12noon
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