North Suffolk Skills Centre – Halesworth

NEW CENTRE OPENING AT THE NORTH SUFFOLK SKILLS CENTRE

Construction Training Specialists Ltd are delighted to announce the opening of a new centre in January 2018 at the North Suffolk Skills Centre (NSSC), Harrisons Lane, Halesworth, Suffolk.

The North Suffolk Skills Centre has previously been used as an educational centre providing vocational training to students at schools within the North Suffolk area but is now re-opening to provide a wide range of construction and vocational training courses across the Eastern Region.

COURSE DELIVERY

Construction Training Specialists Ltd will be offering a range of both day and evening in a variety of subjects.  Delivery will start from January 2018 and will include:-

Introduction to DIY/Property Maintenance Course

This is a 10 week course starting on Tuesday 9th January, 6-9pm, giving an excellent insight into those every day DIY jobs which need tackling around the house.  The programme will include:-

Basic use of cordless drills and handheld tools/Understanding different types of fixing eg fixing shelves and curtains poles/Changing tap washers, wastepipes and fitting taps/Introduction to fitting and replacing locks, handles and hinges/ Fitting and replacing skirting board/Removing and bleeding radiators/Replacing mastic around baths and showers/Boxing in and fitting bath panels/Painting and Decorating using painting stains and varnishes using brush and roller.  Introductory price – £595 including VAT.

Make up Artistry Course

New Year, New Look!  Why not take the mystery out of make up and join our 5 week intensive Make Up Artistry Course run by a fully qualified Make Up Artist starting on Tuesday 16th January from 6-9pm?  This interactive course will give an understanding of make up techniques and preparation covering day, evening and occasional make up.  You will learn:-

The importance of cleansing/Different skin types – what foundation suits your skin tone/Different types of make up brushes and how to use them correctly/How to apply make up/How to create different effects/Blending techniques/different looks with eye liner/Eyebrow stencilling/Applying eyelashes/Contouring.  Price – £210 including VAT

Personal Styling Course – 4 Secrets to Discovering YOUR True Style!

Join a leading Personal Stylist on this exciting 4 week course looking at colour, image, fashion and style starting on Tuesday 16th January from 6-9pm!  Over 4 weeks, you will focus on:

The best colours, shapes and styles of clothing to suit you, your personality, lifestyle and budget/Your personal style vibe/How to enhance your appearance/How accessories can make or break an outfit/finding your own colour pattern and how to put colours together/Bodyshape and how to dress for you/Wardrobe Detox and Capsule Wardrobe – how to effectively sort out your wardrobe/Tips and tricks to know what to wear/Creating a capsule of clothing from a few items of clothing to create many outfits 

Join as an individual or come along with a group of friends!  Price – £210 including VAT

Introduction to Bricklaying Course

This is a 10 week course starting on Tuesday 9th January, 6-9pm, giving an excellent introduction to bricklaying. No qualifications or experience necessary. This course is run on a “roll on, roll off” basis.  Students will have the opportunity of progressing on to the CSkills Level 2 professional Diploma in Bricklaying at the end of the course.  The programme will include:-

Trowel skills/Understanding mortar and mortar mixes and use of correct hand tools/Building walls to line (cavity walls)/Understanding various brick bonds/Setting out and building corners/Building piers building corners and building structures in brickwork radiators/Replacing mastic around baths and showers/Boxing in and fitting bath panels/Painting and Decorating using painting stains and varnishes using brush and roller.  Introductory price – £595 including VAT. 

Introduction to Painting and Decorating Course

This is a 10 week course starting on Tuesday 9th January, 6-9pm, giving an excellent introduction to bricklaying. No qualifications or experience necessary. This course is run on a “roll on, roll off” basis.  Students have the opportunity of progressing on to the CSkills Level 2 professional Diploma Painting and Decorating at the end of the course.  The programme will include:-

Preparing surfaces to a standard required for a professional finish/Analysing decorating problems and providing correct specifications/Using professional application techniques to apply oil and water based paints/Applying emulsions by brush and roller/Applying primers, undercoats, eggshell and gloss finishes by brush and roller/Applying paints to ceilings, walls, flush doors, panelled doors and windows.  Introductory price – £595 inc VAT.

Introduction to Carpentry and Joinery Course

This is a 10 week course starting on Tuesday 9th January, 6-9pm, giving an excellent introduction to Carpentry and Joinery. No qualifications or experience necessary. This course is run on a “roll on, roll off” basis.  Students have the opportunity of progressing on to the CSkills Level 2 professional Diploma in either Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery at the end of the course.  The programme will include:-

1st and 2nd Fix: Studwork training and joints/Shaping materials using basic hand tools/Linings and frames/Cutting, fixing and shaping mouldings/Cutting and fixing ironmongery/Marking and setting out panels/Encasing services.  Joinery:Forming Joints/Setting out/Marking timber frames/timber technology/construction of windows, doors and frames.  Introductory price – £595 including VAT.

Introduction to Plumbing and Heating Course

 This is a 10 week course starting on Tuesday 9th January, 6-9pm, giving an excellent introduction to Plumbing and Heating. No qualifications or experience necessary. This course is run on a “roll on, roll off” basis.  Students have the opportunity of progressing on to the CSkills Level 2 professional Diploma in either Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery at the end of the course.  The programme will include:-

Basic tool skills/Health and Safety/Materials and resources/Basic hot and cold water systems/Repairing pipe work/Changing taps, wastes etc/Sinks, baths and basins (sanitary ware), Pipe bending skills/Compression joint/tee-jointing skills/End feed fittings skills/Copper and plastic push-fit skills.  Introductory price – £760.00 including VAT.

 NVQ Level 2 or Level 3 Qualifications

Are you time served tradesperson and looking to achieve your NVQ?  If so, Construction Training Specialists Ltd are able to deliver NVQ qualifications on an On Site Assessment and Training route (OSAT) or Experienced Worker Practical Assessment route (EWPA) at either our Halesworth, North Suffolk centre or at our Norwich based centre.  For further information, please go to: http://construction-training.com/coursecategory/nvqs/

Apprenticeships

Construction Training Specialists Ltd are pleased to be able to offer our extensive range of construction apprenticeships at the NSSC, Halesworth, starting at Level 2 and progressing on to Level 3. We have an excellent reputation as a leading construction apprenticeship training provider within East Anglia and our 2016-2017 apprenticeship success rates are 85%, which stand above the local and national average. At CTS you are treated as an individual in an adult environment by tutors who are qualified and skilled within their particular trades and have up to date industry knowledge and experience. 

Apprenticeships offered at CTS include:

Site Carpentry / Bench Joinery / Shopfitting Bench and Shopfitting Site / Fitted Interiors / Maintenance / Brickwork / Groundworks / Painting and Decorating / Plastering / Dry Lining/ Site SupervisionPlumbing and Heating / Fenestration Installation – Window, Door and Conservatory Installation / Glazing / Curtain Wall Installation / Fenestration Surveying / Domestic Fascia, Soffit and Bargeboard Installation / Fabrication of Glass Supporting Structures / Glass and Glass Related Distribution and Warehousing / Higher Apprenticeships in Construction Management (degree equivalent).

CTS would be happy to speak to you as a new employer or as a potential apprentice to discuss the apprenticeship scheme further.  To find out more, please contact one of our Employer Engagement Team, Helen Gordon or Steph Farrow on 01603 480960 email:h.gordon@construction-training.com or s.farrow@construction-training.com and we will be happy to help. Alternatively, if you would like to make an appointment to meet one of the Employer Engagement Team and to discuss your options, please contact us on the number above.  For further information and to view our current vacancies, please go to: http://construction-training.com/apprenticeships-in-construction/