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FIND THE PERFECT TRADE FOR YOU

Over the course of the programme you’ll join us in centre either in Hanley or Newcastle-under-Lyme where you’ll try out a few different trades to see which one you like the best. These include: Brick work, carpentry and joinery, painting and decorating, and more!

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LEARN NEW SKILLS

Over the next 24 weeks you'll work towards a Level 1 Certificate in Employability and Development Skills, your Maths and English (if required), and gain essential multi-trade work experience either with our own team or a local employer.

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BECOMING AN APPRENTICE

When you're ready to progress, we'll support you to match with an employer and start your transition to an apprenticeship and all the perks of becoming an apprentice.

WHO IS THIS FOR?

Our pre-apprenticeship course in construction is for anyone aged between 16-18. If you have aspirations of getting a job in a trade this is a perfect pre-apprenticeship course! Being able to do tasters in a variety of sectors will really help you to make a decision on what trade you want to be in. We'll talk through each job role and what you can expect working in that sector day-to-day. 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

You'll spend 4 days a week on our programme split between workshop sessions and gaining work experience (2 days), and working towards your qualification (2 days), Maths and English, and Personal Development - with a mixture of remote learning and in our training centres.

  • Gain a Level 1 Certificate in Employability and Development Skills - it looks great on your CV
  • Get the chance to try out a range of construction trades.
  • Learn what is expected day-to-day in that role.
  • Learn about tools and equipment.
  • Expected rates of pay in certain roles. 
  • Get the chance to carry out work experience either with our own team or a local employer. 
  • Learn about PPE and safety procedures on-the-job.
  • Learn how to work together as a team and independently. 

At the end of 28 weeks and upon successfully completing all of your learning aims - you'll receive a £250 voucher.

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"I've learnt so much being on the construction pre-apprenticeship. My supervisor is part of the Handyman Service so he has taught me everything from painting and decorating to fixing shelves and doors. I'd recommend Achieve Training to anyone."

JAY WELCH, CONSTRUCTION PRE-APPRENTICE

PROGRESSION ROUTES

During the pre-apprenticeship, you'll learn skills that will get you ready for a trade. This could include;

  • Bricklayer
  • Carpenter
  • Joiner
  • Property Maintenance
  • Painter and Decorator
  • Plasterer
  • Gas Engineering
  • Electrician

and more!

APPLY NOW TO JOIN US

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PLAN YOUR FUTURE,
ATTEND OUR NEXT OPEN DAY!

Join us on our Open Events and get the chance to talk about your apprenticeship options with a member of our friendly team. Get your foot on the career ladder with Achieve Training.