Free Government Funded Training in Lancashire

Who is Lancashire City Council?

Lancashire City Council exists to serve and make change to those living or working within the Lancashire region. Construction Helpline are providing funded training in construction trades to inspire people to achieve their potential and take the next step in their career. Our mission in working with LCC is through creating job opportunities for individuals wanting to learn new skills, while also attracting employers to the county by providing newly skilled construction professionals ready to enter the industry.

This Skills Bootcamp has been created for individuals who are construction trades team leaders, assistant supervisors, supervisors on SSSTS certification seeking to upskill onto a Level 3 NVQ supervision qualification and gain a Gold CSCS Supervisory card.

This funded training allows you more flexibility to train during evenings and weekends (The timetable for this bootcamp is Monday - Friday + weekends across 8 weeks) and the knowledge / theory part of the bootcamps will be delivered remotely allowing you to login via video conferencing software like zoom or Microsoft teams to a live tutor from the comfort of your own home!

What is included in this training?
  • Level 1 H&S in a construction environment course prep and assessment (including re-sit)
  • CITB Test
  • CSCS Card x 2 prior to completion of NVQ and on completion of NVQ Level 3
  • Registration onto a NOCN NVQ Level 3 in Occupational Work Supervision
To qualify for the level 3 Supervision Bootcamp, learners are required to:
  • Live within the Lancashire region and be 19+ years old
  • Have experience in the construction either up to a level 2 trade qualification or with equivalent experience and with extra responsibilities such as acting as a team leader, supporting a qualified supervisor or a site manager or currently holding an SSSTS certificate and are looking to qualify for a Gold CSCS Supervisors card.

This Skills Bootcamp has been designed for construction professionals who are currently working as either construction managers, site managers on SMSTS certification and Gold CSCS card supervisors looking to progress onto a level 5 NVQ qualification.

This funded training also allows flexibility to train during evenings and weekends (The timetable for this bootcamp is Monday - Friday + weekends across 8 weeks) and the knowledge / theory part of the bootcamps will be delivered remotely allowing you to login via video conferencing software like zoom or Microsoft teams to a live tutor from the comfort of your own home!

What is included in this training?
  • Level 1 H&S in a construction environment course prep and assessment (including re-sit)
  • CITB Test
  • CSCS Card x 2 prior to completion of NVQ and on completion of NVQ Level 3
  • Registration onto a NOCN NVQ Level 5 in Construction Site Management
To qualify for the level 6 Construction Project Management Bootcamp, learners are required to:
  • Live in the Lancashire region and be 19+ years old
  • Have experience in the construction as either a construction projects manager, a level 3 supervisor or technical qualification, via SMSTS certificate or with equivalent experience and would like to qualify for a Black CSCS Mangers Card.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Although these Bootcamps are held in the Lancashire region, if you live in surrounding regions such as Manchester, Bradford and Huddersfield and can commute to Lancashire, you may be eligible.

You will start your NVQ as close to midway through the Skills Bootcamp as soon as possible (dependent on the pace of the group).

Our start dates vary dependent on location and trade, once you have passed eligibility from our team, you will be informed on the next Bootcamp start date.

Other than our Bootcamps being free for all learners, they teach you how to interpret academically written knowledge questions to maximise your chances of passing your NVQ in as short a time frame as possible, while developing your analytical skills.

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