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    About the course

    This programme is designed to support individuals to gain qualifications required to secure employment in the construction industry. During this course you will complete the Entry Level 3 Extended Certificate in Employability Skills which offers transferrable employability skills needed for employment such as teamwork, communication and problem-solving. This qualification is designed to enable you to develop the skills required to work within the construction environment and is tailored to the requirements of the industry. The course covers units such as self-management skills, safe learning in the workplace, preparing for interview and searching for a job. You will work collaboratively to complete the following three projects as part of a team;  

    • Project A – The self employed trades person

    • Project B – Working in the Construction Industry

    • Project C – Mental Health Awareness

    During this course you will complete the Level 1 Award in Health & Safety in a Construction Environment and this will enable you to undertake the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment examination, both are required before you can apply for a CSCS card. Your tutor will guide you through the theory elements of the construction environment to enable you to pass your CITB exam. 

    On successful completion of the course Harlow College will fund one CITB test (any re-takes must be self-funded) and after successfully passing your CSCS test we will fund your CSCS Green Labourer card.

    How much does it cost?

    This course is free if you are aged 19+, unemployed and in receipt of benefits or earning under £20,319.00

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    Gateway & NCFE

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    Call 01279 868173 and speak with an advisor, pop into our Bright Futures centre to speak to our team or fill out the expression of interest form below.

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