Construction Traineeship for young people aged 16-24 (or up to 25 with an EHCP)

Construction Traineeship for young people aged 16-24 (or up to 25 with an EHCP)

The Construction Traineeship Programme is an ideal opportunity for a Young Person aged 16 – 24 (or up to 25 with an Education, Health and Care Plan -EHCP) to gain hands-on experience in the Construction Industry, develop skills and knowledge of the construction industry and undertake the Construction CSCS Green Card.

Students will be expected to undertake a two weeks work experience during the course, we work with several established construction companies to offer a great work experience.

Upon successful completion of this Traineeship, you will gain the necessary skills and become work ready in the Construction Industry.

On LLC’s Construction Traineeship Programme, young people will undertake the following nationally recognised qualifications:

  • Award in Personal Development for Employability – Highfield Awarding Body
  • Essential Digital Skills – NCFE
  • Functional Skills in English – City and Guilds
  • Functional Skills in Maths – City ad Guilds
  • Traffic Marshalling in-house

The Construction Traineeship Programme in partnership with Construction South London, GLA Mayor’s Construction Academy, South London Partnership, LIFE Build Construction, Willmott Dixon and Kensington & Chelsea Council to offer the programme in Kensington & Chelsea, Croydon, Sutton, and surrounding Boroughs.




Classes will be located near Kensington & Chelsea, Croydon, Sutton, or surrounding Boroughs. The course include a mix of classroom and online components.

Entry Requirements

You must live in the UK to apply for this course. Learners must be eligible to work in England, have little or no work experience but are motivated to work, aged 16 to 24 (or up to 25 with an EHCP), and can be qualified up to level 3. Learners must have at least Entry 3 English (or initial assessment identifying they are operating at Entry 3 in English) and Entry 2 Maths (or initial assessment identifying they are operating at Entry 2 Maths). Learners must be willing to attend a full timetable Monday to Friday for 8 weeks, including the work experience in construction and be interested in construction as a career choice. Young People can apply to the London Learning Consortium for a Discretionary Bursary to help contribute towards Personal Protective Equipment e.g. Safety Boots, travel, this will be discussed during the Initial Advice and Guidance when enrolling.

Who is this course for?

This course is for young people aged 16 – 24 (25 with and Educational Health Care Plan), unemployed or on a low salary that is able to attend a full time table Monday to Friday for 8 weeks. Young People that are genuinely interested in working within the Construction Industry and living in Croydon, Sutton, or surrounding Boroughs.

Course Benefits

  • Gain work experience in a Construction Company and obtain an employer’s reference
  • Undertake the CITB and Health and Safety Environment qualification (NOCN) – CSCS Card
  • Undertake nationally recognised qualifications in English, Maths, Digital Skills, and Employability
  • Gain an employer’s reference once you complete the work experience
  • Develop your skills and knowledge of the Construction Industry

You must live in the UK to apply for this course. If you are interested in applying, please complete the following quick form and we will be in contact to support you with your application. You will receive useful information about whether you are eligible for government funding, course fees, start dates and much more.

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Quick Facts

Start Dates

22nd August 2022

End Date

17th October 2022


Most classes start 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday, on the construction work experience days some starts maybe 8.30 am– 4.30pm. Some classes with be online, some classes you will be required to attend in person.


Fully funded subject to eligibility criteria

LLC office is closed today 18th February 2022 due to Storm Eunice.

All learners will/are being contacted to advise them to “stay at home” and “do not take risks” as a red weather warning was issued for London and the east of England ahead of the arrival of Storm Eunice.