Action for Children - Women into Construction (Action for Children)
Similar to our flagship Youthbuild programme, this is an opportunity for women to explore the world of construction in a supported and interactive way.
This 7-week training programme will allow participants to explore the world of construction whilst gaining sector-based qualifications, work experience and practical skills.
The 7-week training programme is full time (5 days per week) and will include:
- Trades taster days at Edinburgh College
- Construction challenge – Build a wind turbine
- SQA Level 4 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
- Accredited Construction qualifications
- Work Experience Opportunity
- Employability skills
- Meet women in the industry.
The programme will start on Monday10th February 2020 and will be delivered from our training centre, Unit 17&18 Castlebrae Business Centre Edinburgh, EH16 4BB. Participants will be paid £55 per week plus travel allowance.
Employability and Education and training
Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed
Age group served
16-19 and 20-24
Stage 3 / Vocational Activity and Stage 4 / Job Matching
This is aimed at women aged 16-24 who live in Edinburgh or the Lothians.
Participants will be provided with caseworker support throughout the programme and will receive throughcare support on completion.
Likely progression routes include education (pre-apprenticeship), Modern Apprenticeships, employment or further training.