Introduction to Construction@ Construction Skills Village Barnsley

The aim of the Skills Village is to develop the skills of local individuals helping them to understand the opportunities available within the construction industry and providing employment opportunities for them after they finish their course.

Location: Lambra Road, Barnsley, S71 1AA

Course content

Students study on a ‘live’ site where they gain first-hand experience of working on a construction build from start to finish, providing them with practical industry experience and providing local and regional businesses with a stream of highly trained talented individuals. You will study functional skills if you have not gained a previous GCSE at grade C/4 in maths and English.  After successful completion of their course, students will be guaranteed an interview with a local employer.

Attendance pattern  is: 

Construction Trades Monday, Wedensday and Thursday

Functional skills is studied at the Skills Village and is delivered on a Tuesday.

Assessment: You will be assessed throughout the course.

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

How to Apply: http://www.barnsley.ac.uk/courses/apply-online/   or Tel: 01226 731840  Mob: 07860 402 763

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