Get Into Construction with Cadwyn, Jehu and The Prince’s Trust!
Are you aged between 16-24, not currently in Education, Employment or Training, and interested in a career in construction?
If so, there is a BRILLIANT opportunity coming up for you!
Cadwyn and Jehu will be recruiting 5 construction apprentices this summer, two for Beechley Drive and three for our new development at Ely Farm. We’ll be recruiting these apprentices ONLY via our three week Get Into Construction Programme. To be considered, please contact Laura on 07956070405 AS SOON AS POSSIBLE and she will book you onto the taster day.
- A three week course at Pentrebane Community Centre
- Two weeks in the classroom, one week on a work experience project – you’ll be building and repairing play materials at Pentrebane Primary School
- All participants will undertake an Emergency First Aid qualification; will undergo training to pass the CITB Apprentice Test; will be issued with hi-vis jacket, safety helmet and steel toe boots TO KEEP; and will benefit from learning general employability skills, as well as construction skills.
- All participants finishing the course will be offered a guaranteed interview for one of the five local construction apprenticeships
Q What are the dates?
A The taster day is on Tuesday 15th July; if selected to attend the course, you will need to attend from Monday 21st July to Friday 8th August.
Q Do I need smart clothes?
A No; and the Prince’s Trust will supply participants with teeshirts for the course.
Q What will happen to my benefits while I am on the course?
A The Prince’s Trust will contact your benefits adviser on your behalf to request that your benefits are not affected by attendance on the course.
Q I can’t afford to travel to Pentrebane
A The Prince’s Trust will refund travel expenses – you need to keep your tickets.
Q What if I do the course but don’t get an apprenticeship?
A Cadwyn and The Prince’s Trust will work with you to try and secure a construction apprenticeship in another organisation within Cardiff.
Q What if I do the course but don’t enjoy construction?
A You’ll benefit from general employability training as well as specific construction training; you’ll able to show future employers (in any area) that you have the commitment to finish a three week course; you’ll have a First Aid qualification which is an asset in many jobs. In addition, the Prince’s Trust and Cadwyn will work with you after the course to support you in taking the next steps towards employment or training.
Q What do I need to do to get a place?
A Call or text Laura on 07956070405 to book a place on the taster day on Tuesday 15th July – and come along ready to enjoy the day and find out more.