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Overview

  • Construction
  • Industry
  • Ongoing
  • Start Date
  • 16-24
  • Eligible Age Range

About this programme

A 6 week vocational programme with hands-on learning, SQA qualifications and incredible experiences.

Delivered Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:30am – 2:30pm for 6 weeks in Helm’s in-house Trades Unit. Young people will be supported by trained professionals to try lots of different activities associated with traditional trades and construction, including; Painting & Decorating, Joinery, Brick Laying, basic Plumbing, basic Electrics, etc.

Over the 6 weeks every young person will be supported to try the different activities to find out what job they are most interested in and gain confidence. They will be supported to complete a Level 4 NPA in Construction Crafts & Technology which’s modules include; Understanding Industry, Personal Development: Self & Work, Employability Skills, Carpentry & Joinery Techniques and Decorative Painting. There will also be opportunities for the young people to interact with customers and clients.

Where you'll be

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  • Address Helm Sea Captain’s House 48 St Andrew’s Lane Dundee
  • City Dundee
  • Post Code DD1 2EY
  • Area Dundee
  • Country United Kingdom

Things to know

Updated on November 3, 2022 at 4:00 pm
  • Industry: Construction
  • Programme Type: Course
  • Eligible Age Range: 16-24
  • Qualification Gained: NPA Level 4 Construction Crafts & Technology
  • Course Length: 6
  • Start Date: Ongoing
  • Course Capacity: 5
  • Eligible Groups: Not in Full Time Education, In Receipt of Benefit, Disabled Person, Lone Parent, Homeless / At Risk of Homelessness, Care Experienced, Refugee, Ex-Offender, LGBT+, BME Groups, Substance Misuse, Health Conditions, Long Term Unemployment
  • Attendance Pattern: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:30am - 2:30pm
  • Travel Expenses Covered: Yes
  • Postcode Eligibility: Angus, Fife

Additional details

  • Facilities: In-house Trades Unit
  • Facilities: Breakfast Club
  • Facilities: In-house Art Therapist
  • Experience: Working on real jobs

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