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Free Skills Bootcamps: CAD for Construction

Want to gain skills in CAD drawing specifically for construction? Want to be able to produce building regulation quality building plans and elevations? You’ll be taught by experts in their field and complete the course with new or improved skills. This is an exciting opportunity to learn to draw houses, extensions and lofts under the supervision of a supportive, friendly team of tutors.

Enquire today! 

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COULD THIS BE PERFECT FOR YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW?

Unemployed and wanting new skills? Employed and looking to upskill? Self-employed and keen to provide a new service? Graduate looking to enter the job market? Changing career after a break from work?

The Skills Bootcamp in CAD for Construction is being run in conjunction with CPJ Education and certain Local Authorities, and is funded by the Department for Education.

CAD for Construction is a 15-week remote online training course providing a blend of technical skills and industry awareness. It is part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee, helping everyone gain skills for life. A tutor supports the learner throughout.

Either complete the form here, or call 0117 916 7870 or email us at application-enquiries@hbxl.co.uk providing your name and phone number. 

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HEAR THE THOUGHTS OF EMMA, PAST LEARNER ON THE CAD SKILLS BOOTCAMP

A TASTER OF THE COURSE CONTENT

  • Understanding the built environment
  • Understanding the benefits of digitisation
  • BIM awareness
  • CAD skills to draft new build building plans
  • CAD skills to draft home extension plans
  • CAD skills to draft loft conversion plans
  • 3D model and Photorealistic model production
  • Understanding how to estimate costs of residential building work
  • Health & safety in construction – identifying risks when designing
  • Job skills – presentation & interview skills

WHICH REGIONS RECEIVE FUNDING SUPPORT?

If you have any construction projects in these locations, or live in one of these locations, then read on!

Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership CONFIRMED!
Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool, Burnley, Chorley, Fylde, Hyndburn, Lancaster, Pendle, Preston, Ribble Valley, Rossendale, South Ribble, West Lancashire & Wyre

Enterprise Cheshire and Warrington CONFIRMED!
Chester, Warrington, Ellesmere Port, Northwich, Winsford, Middlewich, Crewe, Congleton & Macclesfield

York and North Yorkshire Combined Authority CONFIRMED!
York, Craven, Hambleton, Harrogate, Richmondshire, Ryedale, Scarborough, East Riding of Yorkshire & Selby

We’ll let you know as more local authorities appoint us to run the Skills Bootcamps.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • 19+ years of age
  • 3+ years resident in the UK
  • Lives or works in the geographic region that has funding
  • Hasn’t undertaken any other Skills Bootcamps in the last 12 months
  • Windows laptop/computer (for software package installation)
  • Broadband access
  • Video access i.e. Microsoft Teams/Zoom meetings with course tutor
  • Construction experience preferred but not essential.

COST THE CAD FOR CONSTRUCTION SKILLS BOOTCAMP

The training is free for the learner!

  • If you’re unemployed or self-employed the course is fully funded by the government!
  • Small to medium sized employers, who have new CAD-related roles for their employees or wish them to upskill, pay 10% of the training cost – the rest is funded by the government:
    • £413 + VAT (10% of the £4131 training cost)
  • Large employers (250+), who have new CAD-related roles for their employees, pay 30% of the training cost – the rest is funded by the government:
    • £1239 + VAT (30% of the £4131 training cost).

COURSE DURATION

  • 15 weeks remote online – 10am-12 noon Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • 60 guided learning hours
  • 60 hours of independent learning

KEY DATES - next course starts June 2024

  • Applications open: 13.5.24
  • Start date: 11.6.24
  • Last date: 19.9.24

OUTCOMES

  • Skills Bootcamp Certificate of Achievement
  • Portfolio of 4 projects to demonstrate competence
  • A Career Progression Plan produced with a Careers Advisor
  • If relevant, guaranteed job interview with Supply Chain of Galliford Try and CITB registered employers
  • Mentor for up to six months.

HOW TO APPLY OR FIND OUT MORE

If you would like to be considered (or know someone who would) please call 0117 916 7870 or email us at application-enquiries@hbxl.co.uk providing your name and phone number.

To register your interest generally please email or call us and we will keep you posted.