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Youthbuild

Youthbuild is a construction based programme aimed at 16-24 year olds in Glasgow who have faced some barriers to entering employment.

What is the Youthbuild programme?

The programme is delivered in our training centre over a 4 week period.

Youthbuild works to tackle the underlying issues that might be preventing you from entering and sustaining employment and capitalises on opportunities available.

Through a supported approach you can gain qualifications, experience and secure employment within the construction industry.

Support can last up to nine months depending upon your individual needs.

What will you get out of it?

You will gain the following construction accredited certificates:

  • CSCS – Labourer Card
  • SQA level 4 - Health and safety in a construction environment
  • Work at height
  • PASMA (Aluminium tower scaffolding)
  • UKATA CAT A – Asbestos awareness
  • Manual handling
  • Small plant and tools
  • Vehicle reversing marshall
  • Abrasive wheels

Participants will also benefit from a range of personal development and employability workshops including drugs/alcohol, offending, money skills/budgeting, sexual health, CVs, interview techniques, team work and presentation skills, employers expectations and independent travel.

When is the Youthbuild programme running?

Get in touch with the Glasgow office on 0141 550 3374 to find out when the Youthbuild programme is next happening.

 *** WE ARE CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR OUR YOUTHBUILD COURSE STARTING IN JUNE, FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT US ON 0141.550.3374***

 

Luke's story

Luke was referred to the Youthbuild programme by Includem when he was 16 years old. He had over 30 pre-16 charges but has turned his life around.

Luke's story - Youthbuild

Youthbuild Awards 2016

The Youthbuild UK Awards are held each year at the House of Commons to celebrate the achievements of young people, who despite having to overcome personal barriers have succeeded in training and becoming employed in the construction industry.

Youthbuild Awards