Do you want to work in the building industry?

8 September 2014

Written by: Lambeth Living

Better Lambeth - Housing and planning - Jobs and skills

The Lambeth Skills Academy is offering FREE month-long courses to help you get ready for work.

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Are you aged 16-24 or long-term unemployed?

Do you want to work in the building industry?

If so, you can apply for a month-long course teaching painting and decorating skills and the opportunity to gain entry to the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) in this pathway to employment programme.

Who runs the course?

The Lambeth Skills Academy was established by Mears in partnership with Lambeth Living and supported by Lambeth Council and Lambeth College. It will help young, unemployed Lambeth residents develop skills, as well as helping those who are ready to work find employment.

What does it cover?

The free, month-long course includes:

  • Teaching painting and decorating skills
  • CV writing and presentation skills
  • How to plan and deliver a community project
  • A CSCS Card
  • Improved maths and English skills
  • Health and safety training
  • Signposting employment opportunities

How do I apply?

If you’re interested please contact or phone 020 7819 2414