Apply Now For Engineering And Construction Employability Essentials Summer Programme
31st May 2017
North Highland College UHI are inviting applications for the Engineering and Construction Employability Essentials summer programme. The course is now in its fourth year and run in conjunction with Skills Development Scotland.
Principal Donald MacBeath said, "This course is valued by our local employers and has become an established part of the College's summer provision. It has helped many of the young participants to make the transition into the world of work or alternatively full-time training. The College greatly appreciates the support of our partners at SDS in delivering this high quality training experience"
Successful candidates will study at the North Highland College UHI's Engineering, Technology and Energy Centre (ETEC) for five weeks from Monday 10th July. The course aims to help young people by providing essential training, skills and knowledge to progress into employment within the engineering and construction industry. The elements of the course have been carefully selected with local employers to include nine industry standard training and certification as well as key skills in engineering and construction.
To apply for a place this summer visit www.northhighland.uhi.ac.uk or call our Admissions team on 01847 889250, applications close on Friday 9th June 2017. Students may be entitled to a £55 per week training allowance and support to travel to College.
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North Highland College UHI's evening classes and short courses are a great way for you to learn a new skill, turn a hobby into a money earner or even take the first step on the road to achieving a new qualification. With ILA funding available, you might be able to learn a whole new skill without it costing you a penny! From Digital Photography to Working With Wood, there's something for everyone.
Engineering & Construction "Employability Essentials" course, which runs from 4th July to 5th August. Last year 100% of the attendees went onto into positive destinations (employment, modern apprenticeships or further education), and there are 4 places remaining of the course for this year.
If you will be in 4th, 5th or 6th year in 2016/17 and you are unsure what path to take when you leave school then this course may be for you. This course will provide you with the practical skills and information required to support your success in moving into employment.
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