Skills

Training

Below are a selection of courses which include the option of employability training. For more opportunities please contact us.

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS)

  • 1 week

  • Level 1 award in health and safety in a construction environment course (includes two retake exams)

  • CITB operative test (includes a free retest)

  • CSCS green labourers card (on completion of passing both tests)

Fitness L2

  • 6 weeks

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise

  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity

  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment

  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health

  • Planning group exercise to music sessions

  • Instructing group exercise to music sessions

Forklift

  • Duration varies

  • Counterbalance and reach trucks fitted with safety roll cages and power-assisted steering

  • Diverse loads, unevenly distributed loads and simulated one-tonne loads

  • Ample pallets, stillages and racking to practice stacking and de-stacking to reach the high standards required

  • Our ITSSAR accredited test course including driving and manoeuvring laden forklifts, lifting and positioning to high and intermediate levels, and turning and reversing in narrow aisles

  • Your ITSSAR certificate will allow you to operate electric, LPG (gas) and diesel forklifts of a similar size to ours

  • Our forklifts are electric

Mental Health Awareness Level 2

  • 1 day

  • Understand mental health

  • Understand mental health disorders

  • Understand the support and advice available for mental ill health

Personal Track Safety (Railway)

  • 6 weeks

  • Network Rail sentinel card

  • Industry common induction

  • Personal track safety

  • Drug and alcohol test

  • Rail medical

  • OLEC1

  • Track induction

  • Personal protective equipment (boots, hard hat, safety goggles, gloves, hi-vis jackets and trousers)

Security Industry Authority (SIA)

  • 8 days

  • Level 2 award in working as a door supervisor within the private security industry

  • One-day emergency first aid

  • Physical intervention practical assessment

  • SIA licence paid upon completion

  • One resit available

  • Guaranteed interview upon completion

Self-employment

  • Induction

  • Starting a business – choosing the right legal structure

  • Business registration process

  • Business plan, finance and grants

  • Marketing your competitors

  • Bookkeeping and accounts preparations

  • Understanding tax

  • Extracting cash from your business

  • Claiming benefits whilst self-employed and its potential impact

Skills Workshop

Accessing work 16–24s