VTF Construction Academy

This two week course helps you gain Construction sector recognised certificates, with the option of a guaranteed interview with a recruiting employer.

It's a practical course which helps you gain useful certificates. You'll also receive support to help you look for a job.

This training will focus on preparing to apply for roles such as : Labourer, Groundworker, Plant Operator, Road Maintenance Worker and Construction Apprentice

Where: To be confirmed
When: To be confirmed
Costs: Free
Prerequisites: Available in Edinburgh.

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Can't find any? Let us know you're interested and we'll be in touch about future dates.

What you will learn - course modules

Certified training in:

  • Health & Safety (Construction Environment)
  • Risk Assessment Awareness
  • Waste Awareness
  • Optional Introduction
    to Construction Award (Level 1/SCQF level 4).
  • Insight into the sector from Construction industry professionals.

Please note that modules might change based on employer needs and role requirements.

Warehouse Academy students examine work tools on a table.

Support to help you find a job

You will also get help with:

  • How to apply for a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card
  • Guided job search activities, helping you  understand local labour market and employer requirements
  • 1:1 CV building and interview skills
  • Guaranteed interview with recruiting employer!