The Building Block LogoThe Building Block -Would you like train or retrain as a construction professional in Sheffield?

Over the next 10 years, Sheffield is embarking on an amitious home-building scheme that will see the construction of more 10,000 new homes across the city.  In order to meet the anticipated demand for skills, hundreds of new jobs will be created in the local constructions sector.

The Construction Skills Fund trains local people through ‘The Building Block’ on-site at the Manor Boot housing development in S2 to gain skills, undertake work experience and enter sustained employment.  If you’d like the opportunity to retrain and work as a construction professional, get in touch.

Constuction Skills FundTwo-week constrution training ‘crash course’ in one or two of the following:

Bricklaying, Electrical, Plastering, Plumbing, Sealants, Roofing, Joinery or Painting and Decorating, plus CSCS Card training, relevant CPCS site tickets and site-specific skills

Two-week work experience placement on-site

If training is successful, the opportunity to work alongside subcontractors on the Manor new-build site to learn more about construction work.

Job placement in construction

If work experience is successful, support in gaining sustained employment

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To find out more, contact Manor & Castle Development Trust:

Tel: 0114 265 5145 ext 2
Addres: 52 – 54 Manor Park Centre, Manor Park, Sheffield, S2 1WE