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Lendlease Construction Sector Based Work Academy Programme level 1 – C7329

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Course Overview

This course is delivered in partnership with Lendlease Construction, RMF (Construction Services Organisation) and Job Centre Plus. On successful completion of the course, you will also have the opportunity to achieve the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Green Card and a Traffic Marshal (Banksman) certificate of competence. You will also receive a guaranteed interview with RMF.
Contractors and major house builders require their workers to hold a valid CSCS card and a Banksman licence award would further increase employment opportunities.

If you pass the CITB Health, Safety and Environment test, you will then receive a print out which states you passed and your CITB registration number. With this, the College will pay for your CSCS Green Card.

You can do this course with or without experience in the construction sector to not only gain the Health and Safety qualifications needed, but to update your skills and qualifications to support your applications when seeking employment in the construction industry.
It is offered at regular intervals during 50 weeks of the year, including non-term times (closed two weeks of Christmas).

What You'll Learn

Year 1

Throughout the course you will study a number of different areas which on successful completion of the course, you will gain various qualifications. These include:
1) Introduction to Construction and Building
2) Introduction to Environmental Sustainability in Building and Construction Certificate
3) Employability Certificate level 1
4) Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Award level 1
5) Traffic Marshal (Banksman) certificate of competence
6) Mental Health Awareness and Award Personal Safety Awareness Award

Entry Requirements

To enrol onto this course you need to be working at Literacy entry level 3 or above. If you have any concerns regarding your literacy level, please call us for an informal chat.

How you will be assessed

When attending classroom-based sessions, you will complete a variety of short practical and written tasks that will be formally assessed by your tutor to create a portfolio of written evidence. When completing online qualifications, you will complete short mock tests following completion of the learning for each unit and when you are confident, you will then complete the multiple-choice online exam.

Course Fees

Tuition fees

Tuition Fees (19+): £0.00

Additional Costs

The course is FREE to anyone unemployed and looking for work and in receipt of qualifying benefits, therefore, Leicester College will pay for your exam fees and your CSCS card.

Disclaimer

If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.

For more information, please see our course fee disclaimers page.

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Course and Career progression

This qualification will support anyone to gain employment by improving their confidence by gaining new skills and qualifications.

For more detailed advice and guidance about future steps, you can make an appointment with one of our qualified careers advisers who can support you to find the most suitable career path for you and to make the most of your skills and qualifications.

What Happens Next

Once you’ve completed this course you you will be receive your CSCS green card which will allow you to work on construction site. Additionally, everyone who successfully completes the course will receive a guaranteed interview with RMF.
This qualification will support you to gain employment by improving your confidence by gaining new skills and qualifications.

For more detailed advice and guidance about future steps, you can make an appointment with one of our qualified careers advisers who can support you to find the most suitable career path for you and to make the most of your skills and qualifications.

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