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Bristol has one of the fastest growing economy's outside of London, with increasing numbers drawn to the city and its thriving centre yearly. This growth further strengthens the demand in the construction industry and therefore the demand for skilled workers is essential.

Why not gain bump start your education and future career goals with our one week UpskillED Construction course, gaining key qualifications to help you get the best start to your career or simply give you a refresh.  This course is also fully-funded meaning you will have no fees to
pay for attending this course and is delivered throughout Bristol within one of our community venues.

Qualifications gained are:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity
  • Level 1 Health and Safety in Construction Environment
  • CITB HS&E Test
  • CSCS Card

You will develop by:

  • Gaining the skills employers are looking for
  • Achieving relevant qualifications to help you succeed
  • Receiving careers guidance from our dedicated team
  • Learning effective interview techniques from local employers within the sector*
  • Receiving advice and guidance from local employers within the sector*
  • Having the opportunity of a guaranteed interview with local employers within the sector*

*we are currently finalizing our local employer partnership. For more information please email [email protected].

How will I learn?

UpskillED courses are delivered over two full weeks* and are specifically aimed at those who wish to gain recognised qualifications and knowledge of their chosen industry.

During these courses you will learn all the important transferable skills as well as sector specific training, all of which will help you gain employment and is delivered using engaging classroom activities, workbooks and discussion groups. Industry expert talks are also provided** by local employers to give you an insight into the industry and inspire you to consider the sector as a career choice.

This course is made up of different sessions within its course length. On the course start date session you will be provided with a structured timetable. If you have any questions regarding dates you need to be available please email.

For more information on how you will learn please email [email protected]

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Entry Requirements

You may be asked to complete a short initial literacy assessment prior to starting, as learners will be required to have basic literacy skills (level 1) to successfully complete this course.

If you have any questions regarding entry requirements please email [email protected].

What can I do next?

On successful completion of your UpSkillED course, you will have the opportunity to discuss progression onto various SGS College courses that you feel are relevant to your career aspirations or if you are looking to gain employment sooner than why not take advantage of our deadicated careers service.

Our qualified advisers can help identify your values, work styles and offer valuable tools which enable you to transfer this effectively to the workplace. Helping you stand out from the crowd along with your new qualifications. Whether it be job change, promotion or re-entering the employment market after a time away, the careers service offer 1:1 confidential, impartial and unbiased guidance, CV Writing, apprenticeship advice, self-reflection (understanding your strengths) and advice on the various routes into all sorts of jobs.

SGS's Careers service is accredited by the Matrix quality standard and you can contact them by emailing [email protected]  or [email protected] to book a free appointment. Information on the service will also be provided during your UpskillED course.

Additional Information

We have been working hard to ensure we offer a safe learning experience and have followed all Government guidelines to enable us to deliver our UpSkillED courses safely. Full PPE will be provided but we do ask you to bring your own face mask, as this will be needed when you enter the building.

We may need to take a number of measures that could affect our planned delivery dates. We will endeavour to ensure course information, including delivery methods, is updated when changes are having to be made. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us before completing an enrolment form.

For information on how this may impact UpskillED courses please email [email protected]

Please be aware this course does not have a fee that is payable on enrolment.

If you require financial support for travel related costs please visit the Money Management Service section of the website.

This course offers simpler and safer online enrolment requests, which means in a matter of minutes you can submit an enrolment request to us. However please be aware that upon submitting your enrolment form you are not guaranteed to be accepted. A number of our courses require assessments, qualification checks or simply a conversation with you before we can confirm your enrolment.

Within 24 hours of enrolment submission you will receive an automated email notification with information on what happens next.

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Course information last updated: Friday 22nd January 2021 @ 8.30am (4 days ago)

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Important - temporary changes to onsite part-time adult courses!

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we may need to take a number of measures that could affect our planned delivery method. For example; planned on site delivery may take a blended approach; a mixture of classroom based and online activities. We will endeavour to ensure course information, including delivery method and pricing, is updated when changes are having to be made. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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