LAYING THE

FOUNDATIONS FOR YOUR FUTURE

CONSTRUCTION: SECTOR-BASED WORK ACADEMY

Course Overview

About this course

If you are looking to build your skills and embark on a career in construction, our fully-funded, 3-week training programme will equip and provide learners with the skills and knowledge required to progress a career in building and construction with the ultimate goal to enter the field or related sectors.

 
 

Units Covered

This 3-week course consists of three programmes:

 
1. Level 2 OCN Award in Skills for Professions in Building & Construction
In this programme the learner needs to complete two units:

  • Working in construction

  • Sustainability and built environment


2. Level 1 Health & Safety in Construction Certificate
This qualification aims to assess your knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  •  Principles of risk assessment for maintaining and improving health and safety at work

  •  Importance to safe manual handling in the workplace

  •  Importance of working safely at height in the workplace

  •  Risks to health within a construction environment

  •  Importance of working around plant and equipment safely

3. CSCS card Test
The HS&E test is made up of 50 questions covering five core knowledge areas:

  • Legal and Management

  • Health and Welfare

  • General Safety

  • High risk activities

  • Environment

 

Candidates have 45 minutes to answer the 50 questions.

We will cover your first test at no cost. 

Delivery

 

This programme will strictly be delivered online. The learners must have to access internet to attend the online class.

Eligibility

 
  • Age 16-24 and not in employment, education or training 

  • Age 25+ and unemployed or economically inactive

  • Living in Greater London