Skills Training Academy
"View of the Skills Training Academy based in Bishopbriggs"
Employability Fund is a National Training Programme funded by Skills Development Scotalnd to up-skill, develop and support Young Persons wishing to access sustainable employment or further education.
There are 2 parts to the Employability Fund Programme. Part 1 is training based in a dedicated centre and Part 2 is a site experience on one of our community sites
This is a pre-apprenticeship program and the aim is for you as the learner to gain the skills needed to work within the Construction & Civil Engineering sector, we will do this through enhancing your knowledge of the Construction Industry as well as working on hands on skills through a diverse range of quality and interactive training including spending 8 weeks out at a community project carrying out GCO duties such as; setting out lines and levels, move handle and store materials and place and finish concrete.
Course specific skills you will learn on an TIGERS STA course
- CSCS training and test
- CITB aptitude test preperation
- manual handling
- Abrasive Wheels training
Generic Skills you will learn on a TIGERS STA course
- Interview Techniques
- CV Building
- Employer Expectations
- Working with Others
- Carillion 18 month GCO Modern Apprenticeship(following successful participation in course and Carillion skills test and interview.)