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3 WEEKS TO FIND THE PERFECT TRADE FOR YOU

In the first 3 weeks you’ll join us in centre either in Hanley or Newcastle-under-Lyme where you’ll try out a few different trades to see which one you like the best. These include: Plumbing, Brick work, Carpentry and joinery, Painting and decorating, and Engineering.

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AN INTRODUCTION TO HOMEWORKS

After 3 weeks you’ll be joining a team on our Homeworks service, where you’ll be carrying our real jobs across the city learning a variety of multi-trade skills including painting and decorating, joinery, fencing, gardening, floor coverings and property improvements.

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4 WEEK WORK TRIAL TO SUCCESS

When you're work-ready, you’ll carry out a 4 week work trial with a local employer. After a successful work trial we’ll set you on your way with an apprenticeship and all the perks of becoming an apprentice.

WHO IS THIS FOR?

Our pre-apprenticeship course in construction is for anyone aged between 16-18. If you have aspirations of getting a job in a trade this is a perfect pre-apprenticeship course! Being able to have a 3 week taster in a variety of sectors will really help you to make a decision on what trade you want to be in. We'll talk through each job role and what you can expect working in that sector day-to-day. 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Get the chance to try out a range of contruction trades.
  • Learn what is expected day-to-day in that role.
  • Learn about tools and equipment.
  • Expected rates of pay in certain roles. 
  • Get the chance of experiencing real working days with our friendly Homesworks team. 
  • Learn about PPE and safety procedures on-the-job.
  • Learn how to work together as a team and independently. 
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"I've learnt so much being on the construction pre-apprenticeship. My supervisor is part of the Handyman Service so he has taught me everything from painting and decorating to fixing shelves and doors. I'd recommend PM Training to anyone."

JAY WELCH, CONSTRUCTION PRE-APPRENTICE

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PROGRESSION ROUTES 

You can work towards an apprenticeship in the following trades: 

  • Bricklayer
  • Carpenter
  • Joiner
  • Carpet Fitter
  • Painter and Decorator
  • Plasterer
  • Plumber
  • Gardener

and more!

APPLY NOWTO JOIN US

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PLAN YOUR FUTURE,
ATTEND OUR NEXT OPEN DAY!

Join us on our Open Events and get the chance to talk about your apprenticeship options with a member of our friendly team. Get your foot on the career ladder with PM Training.