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Introduction to Bricklaying

This short introductory course is ideal for those of you who want to gain some basic bricklaying skills with a City and Guilds certificate at the end. This course is entirely hands on with lots of content providing a great insight into the requirements of bricklaying.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 5 days
  • Study mode: Full time
NVQ Level 3 Painting and Decorating Course

During the first half of the course you will be trained and assessed to achieve the various units which make up the C&G 6217 qualification and in the second half of the course, we will endeavour to provide you with training which will enable you, if you choose, to work towards achieving NVQ level 3. The Full Route to achieve a QUA828 Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing - Painting and Decorating (Construction) - Decorative Finishing is made up of the following units: QCF209v2 - Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace QCF210v2 - Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace QCF211v2 - Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace QCF250C - Erecting and Dismantling Access/Working Platforms in the Workplace QCF332 - Preparing Surfaces for Painting/Decorating in the Workplace QCF333B - Applying Paint Systems to Complex Surfaces in the Workplace QCF343 - Hanging Wallcoverings to Complex Surfaces in the Workplace QCF641 - Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Weekend | Full time
5 Day Wallpapering Course
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

It would appear that Wallpapering is one of those skills that most people think that they can do and then once they start, immediately realise that there is more to it than they originally considered. This 5 day course is ideal for those of you who cannot hang wallpaper at all but equally, it is excellent for those of you who can but would like to confirm your skills.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 5 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Advanced Painting and Decorating Course
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

An ideal course if you have basic painting & decorating skills or have attended our introductory painting & decorating course and would like an opportunity to learn a bit more, work on more complex tasks and pick up some extra tips of the trade. This course will include: Accessing for painting & decorating such as erecting a small tower scaffold and detailed explanation of ladder safety.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Weekend | Full time
Introduction to Painting and Decorating

This short intensive course is ideal for those of you who want some basic introductory Painting & Decorating skills with a City and Guilds certificate at the end. It is ideal for individuals who want to gain an insight into Painting & Decorating, maybe with a view to progressing further and achieving qualifications.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Weekend | Full time
NVQ Level 2 Painting & Decorating Course

If you want to learn painting & decorating to gain accredited qualifications and achieve a level 2 NVQ, this 7 week training option is ideal. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to access the Painting & Decorating industry and give you the opportunity to work towards achieving NVQ level 2.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Weekend | Full time
NVQ Level 2 Carpentry Course

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to access the Carpentry industry and give you the opportunity to work towards achieving NVQ level 2. Once you have completed your 8 weeks of intensive, hands on carpentry training, you will then be industry ready which is where you need to be in order to achieve the Carpentry NVQ .

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 8 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Advanced Bricklaying Course

Able Skills has designed this 5 day Advanced Bricklaying course for those of you who have completed our 5 day Introductory Bricklaying course and want to take things a step further. This particular bricklaying course will teach you more advanced techniques within bricklaying whilst also providing you with the opportunity to build on your speed and technique.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 5 days
  • Study mode: Full time
NVQ Level 2 Bricklaying
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course will provide candidates with as much knowledge of Bricklaying as is possible. Any candidate completing this course will find themselves entirely ready for building site employment, supported with a City & Guilds qualification and a route to NVQ level 2.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 8 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
City & Guilds Painting and Decorating Course

This is an intensive 5 weeks of hands on training, during which time you will build a portfolio of your painting and decorating work. This painting and decorating course will provide you with in depth training during which time you will be assessed by our qualified painting and decorating Assessors and Internal Verifiers.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Weekend | Full time
Hands-On Painting and Decorating Course

This 3 weeks of hands on Painting & Decorating training will see you progress from a novice to a competent Painter/Decorator with the course designed to build your skills gradually until all aspects of decorating become second nature and at this Centre where ‘reality’ is important, this is easily achieved. The areas in which you will be trained on are: Painting a timber window frame, Applying emulsion to wall by roller, Painting doors and frames, Applying oil based paint to walls by roller, Removing and hanging wallpaper to walls, Hanging paper to ceilings and painting, Working with hardwood finishes.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Weekend | Full time
NVQ Level 3 Plastering Course

If you have some previous experience of the construction industry generally but would like to work towards something more trade specific then this programme of learning could be just what you are looking for. This level 3 Plastering course will get you to a very high standard of capability, allowing you to undertake complex aspects of plastering work.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
City & Guilds Bricklaying
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This City & Guilds Bricklaying course is an excellent option for those of you who are looking to gain recognised qualifications to get up and running in the bricklaying industry. 6 weeks of comprehensive training and assessment will certainly give you the knowledge and skills to start working.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 6 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 2 Painting and Decorating Diploma

This City & Guilds accredited level 2 Diploma is a real mix of practical and theory based assessments; a great opportunity for those of you looking to come straight in at level 2. This course is ideal for those of you who already have a basic understanding of the construction industry and who want to build on that further.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Weekend | Full time
City & Guilds Plastering Course

If you are looking to achieve a recognised qualification in Plastering then this 6 week option is the perfect place to start. The course is predominantly hands on and you will receive training and assessment to confirm your plastering competence.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 6 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
City & Guilds Level 2 Plumbing and NVQ Placement

If you want to become a qualified Plumber, including achieving NVQ level 2 then this package is perfect. We will provide plumbing training to achieve C&G 6035 level 2 as well as guarantee a placement to achieve the NVQ aspect.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Weekend | Full time
City & Guilds Level 2 Plumbing Course

If you want to become a qualified Plumber then this industry recognised entry level 2 will be your starting point. You will start with the very basics and progress to a comprehensive understanding of domestic plumbing covering both theory and practical to enable you to work successfully as a Plumber.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Customised | Part time
City & Guilds Level 2 Plumbing & Gas Training and Assessment

This package of learning will take you through the entire process to achieve Plumbing and Gas qualifications which will lead to you being able to register with Gas Safe as a competent gas engineer. We will provide full plumbing training, full gas training, various add on certificated qualifications, a gas portfolio placement and your final gas exams - a fantastic package of training.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Weekend | Full time
City & Guilds Level 2 Plumbing & Gas Course

This package of learning will see you achieve a Plumbing qualification at level 2 before moving on to a comprehensive 3 week Gas training courses which is the starting point for anyone looking for a career as a Gas Engineer. You will learn the skills required to become a Plumber and receive training to start your journey towards becoming a Gas Engineer.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Weekend | Full time
Level 2 Plastering Diploma / NVQ

This course will provide candidates with as much knowledge of Plastering as is possible. Any candidate completing this course will find themselves entirely ready for work site employment, supported with a City & Guilds qualification and a route to NVQ level 2.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 12 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
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