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Learn a trade: plastering, tiling, plumbing, carpentry, kitchen fitting, bricklaying …
Years Served: 13 Years
Course Provider: Construction Skills College
Having completed 13 years’ service in the RAF, Jamie Turner decided to complete a plastering, plumbing and tiling course at Construction Skills College. Since completing the course he has set up as a self-employed tradesperson and now has a contract working for his local council.
He tells Quest, ‘I didn’t have a clue how to do anything before the course, but both the course and my tutors gave me the confidence to go self-employed. I found the course intensive and enjoyable, and what I liked about the college were the training bays, the amount of hands-on practical training and the outstanding knowledge of all the tutors. They offer their support after the course and I have been in touch with them since for advice, which is invaluable.’
The courses are taught by experienced tradespeople and Jamie was taught by a Gas Safe plumbing and heating engineer with 26 years’ experience, an experienced tiler who has 20-plus years’ experience and an experienced plasterer who has 42 years’ experience. Training is delivered in purpose-built training bays, and all tools and materials are provided throughout the course.
‘I only completed my training this year,’ continues Jamie, ‘and I have already done three complete bathroom refurbs, I have plastered five houses from top to bottom, and I have completed a number of other plastering, plumbing and tiling jobs. I am currently working with a property developer doing a full house renovation.
‘I would definitely recommend Construction Skills College if you are thinking of learning a trade.’ Construction Skills College provides accredited training in plastering, plumbing, tiling, carpentry, kitchen fitting, bricklaying and rendering at its dedicated training centre in Staffordshire.
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