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Construction
bootcamps

5 available

  • A person wearing a brown jacket and gloves is laying redbricks on a wall.

    Brick Laying

    Cornwall College

    • Dates: 9 Sept 2024
    • 6 weeks
    • Location: Camborne, Cornwall
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    This Bootcamp programme has been designed to support adults into employment. There will be a focus on the development of practical skills in brickwork and blockwork. Alongside this, there will be the development of knowledge required to pass the CSCS test for construction operatives. To access the CSCS test, learners must achieve the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.

    In addition, learners will study information and communication content from the level 2 unit – Principles of Construction.

     

  • A group of people in hi vis jackets and hard hats standing in a construction site.

    Construction – Multiskills

    Petroc

    • Dates: 19 Sept 2024
    • 13 weeks, 1 day per week
    • Location: Petroc's Barnstaple North Devon Campus
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    This Skills Bootcamp will provide you with an introduction to the practical skills in a range of trade occupations within the construction industry. These will include:

    • Basic Bricklaying
    • Basic Carpentry
    • Introduction to Plastering
    • Small Scale Building Repairs
    • Introduction to Painting and Decorating

    Completion of this Skills Bootcamp is designed to lead into further training and employment as a bricklayer, carpenter, plaster, painter/decorator or in property maintenance.

    This course will be delivered in person at Petroc’s main campus in North Devon.

  • A group of people in hi vis jackets and hard hats standing in a construction site.

    Construction Multi-trade

    Exeter College

    • Dates: 13 Sept 2024 / 10 Jan 2025
    • 12 weeks
    • Location: Exeter College, Construction Centre
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    This Skills Bootcamp is designed for people looking to get into the construction industry by offering a blend of professional training on specific construction trades, as well as expert teaching on the required knowledge and behaviours needed to start working in the sector, including the underpinning health and safety and training towards completing a CSCS card, which is essential for working on a building site. This course will then provide a clear pathway to progress onto a range of construction courses or the opportunity to start work in the construction industry.

    The delivery of the course will be through a 1 day a week for 12 weeks. This will enable the delivery of all theoretical and practical elements in our industry standard construction faculty.

  • A black man wearing a yellow hard hat and yellow gloves tinkering with a fuse box

    Entry to Electrical

    Cornwall College

    • Dates: 9 Sept 2024
    • 12 weeks, evening and weekends
    • Location: Camborne, Cornwall
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    The Skills Bootcamp in Entry to Electrical will provide entrants with an introduction to skills and knowledge across a range of Electrical Installation career options, this will include theory and practical elements.

    You will develop an introduction to the knowledge of:

    • Health and Safety within Electrical work, safe electrical working practices
    • Recognition of Electrical principles from generation, distribution and transmission through to end circuit installation practices.
    • Electrical design and practical installations across domestic, commercial, industrial, renewable and communications systems.
    • Verification by testing and inspection of installations of the safety to energise circuits, together with an understanding of fault finding.
  • Four people are stood on a building site, they have plans on a table as well as spirit levels and pencils. They are in conversation. There is a woman wearing a high vis tabard, and a red hard hat who is leading the conversations. There is a man in a shirt and tie with a blue helmet on, there is a woman in a yellow helmet and a red blazer with a white shirt. There is a man with a yellow helmet and a high vis tabard over a white t-shirt.

    Future of Construction

    YTKO

    • Dates: July 2024 / September 2024
    • 8 weeks
    • Location: online (with some sessions available in person across Devon and Cornwall)
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    Through this training course, you will learn how to reduce the environmental impact of construction, whilst building your confidence in the requirement for traditional trades and skills, which continue to be fundamental to the industry.

    Training will be delivered through a blend of virtual and in person weekly masterclasses. These masterclasses will include site visits and online workshops across a 10-week programme or a fast track 6/8 week programme, depending on the commitment the individual is available to offer.

    Learners will be trained to identify and understand the benefits of different modern methods of construction (MMC) and offsite solutions. The training covers various areas within digital design, sustainable construction approaches, pre-manufactured value, and process engineering, as well as providing access to mentors within the industry.

    The course will cover:

    • How to improve air quality
    • Ways to be more energy efficient
    • Methods to reduce waste
    • Reducing the reliance on fossil fuels
    • Understand the benefits of different MMC categories

Digital
bootcamps

12 available

Green
bootcamps

4 available

Health and Care
bootcamps

3 available

  • A lady is wearing a face mask and a yellow lanyard. She is showing her phone to an older lady who is looking at it and smiling.

    Clinical Pathways: Social Care

    Truro and Penwith College

    • Dates: 16 Sept to 2 Dec 2024
    • 9 weeks
    • Location: Truro
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    Truro and Penwith College has collaborated with Kernow Health’s Primary Care Training Hub, Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, Health and Care Academy and the Independent Care Board to co-develop an innovative Skills Bootcamp covering core clinical skills and competencies for existing Health and Social Care sector employees who are looking to develop into clinical roles or educational pathways.

    Truro and Penwith College will be hosting a Taster Day for the Skills Bootcamp in Clinical Pathways to provide potential learners and their managers with an opportunity to meet with the tutors and gain a better understanding of the content.

    The Taster Day will also cover the study requirements, the benefits of becoming an adult learner at Truro and Penwith College and allow attendees to meet with trained Guidance Officers to discuss their career aspirations and any additional support or accessibility requirements.

    The thirteen-week Skills Bootcamp will enable learners to access career progression, with previous Skills Bootcamp students moving into Senior Health Care or Clinical roles, or prepare them for an Apprenticeship or further study.

    For more information, contact: futureskills@truro-penwith.ac.uk

  • Three people are sitting on a sofa looking at a tablet computer. There is a younger white woman with blonde hair, she is wearing scrubs and there is a stethoscope draped around her shoulders - she is holding the tablet in front of the other two people. An older man with white receding hair is looking at the tablet. He is smiling. He has a check shirt and a brown sweatshirt on. There is also a lady with shoulder length brown hair. She is laughing, and holding her glasses out in front of her. The image is for the skills bootcamp in health and social care.

    Working in Health and Social Care

    Petroc

    • Dates: 20 Sept 2024 / 17 Jan 2025
    • 13 weeks
    • Location: Barnstaple North Devon Campus
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    Join our Health and Social Care Skills Bootcamp and explore the opportunities in this exciting industry. This program is designed to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to kickstart a successful career in the health and social care sector.

    During the Skills Bootcamp, you will have the chance to engage with local employers who will share their first-hand experiences of working in their respective areas.

    This course will be delivered in person at Petroc’s main campus in North Devon.

  • Two women working in a hospital. One women is holding a clipboard and showing it to the other.

    Working in Healthcare

    Exeter College

    • Dates: 18 Sept 2024 / 8 Jan 2025
    • 12 weeks
    • Location: Exeter College, Hele Road Centre
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    This Skills Bootcamp is designed for people looking to start working in the healthcare sector. The course content will develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours to fully prepare them to gain employment and to build a career within the sector.

    The course will help individuals to develop their occupational knowledge, skills and behaviours and support them to work toward their Care Certificate that includes the 15 standards essential to providing high quality care. This course will also build the resilience required when working in healthcare and support individuals to gain employment by creating a CV, developing interview skills, building confidence and developing key functional literacy and numeracy skills for the sector.

Professional
bootcamps

5 available

  • A man with red hair is in a restaurant kitchen. He is stirring something in a saucepan with a whisk. The saucepan is on a hob. The man is wearing chef's whites and a black apron with the word restaurant on it. There are several other saucepans on the counter, as well as ingredient containers and sauce bottles.

    Chef de Partie

    Petroc

    • Dates: 23 Sept 2024
    • 10 weeks
    • Location: Barnstaple North Devon Campus
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    This 10 week Skills Bootcamp will include the following topics:

    Week 1: Breads,

    Week 2: Dough products,

    Week 3: Meat dishes,

    Week 4: Poultry dishes,

    Week 5: Fish and shellfish dishes,

    Week 6: Soups,

    Week 7: Vegetarian and vegan dishes,

    Week 8: Hot, cold and frozen desserts,

    Week 9: Patisserie, and

    Week 10: Biscuits, cakes and sponges.

    Completion of this Skills Bootcamp will allow you to enter a professional kitchen as a trainee/commis chef.

    This course will be delivered in person at our main campus in North Devon and runs one day a week, every Monday, from 9.00am – 4.00pm.

  • A middle aged white woman with short cropped hair is sat facing a young Asian woman. They are both smiling, and are in conversation. The white woman is holding a tablet computer and is sharing information with her colleague. The white woman is wearing a very light blue long sleeve top, and a gold necklace. The Asian lady is wearing a grey cardigan.

    Coaching and Mentoring

    Exeter College

    • Dates: September 2024
    • 10 weeks
    • Location: Exeter College, Future Skills Centre
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    Course will include: differences in coaching and mentoring, essential skills for coaching and mentoring, different coaching techniques and how to use them in your role, The coaching and mentoring process, coaching and mentoring to support performance and performance management, reflective practice and confidentiality and ethics.

    Learnings will receive the CMI Level 3 Award, which includes a written assignment – certificated by CMI.

    On the achievement of the course, learners will be able to confidently perform in a coaching and mentoring role, apply for relevant jobs, progress to higher qualifications and professional membership should they wish.

  • Four people are stood in a catering kitchen there is lots of kitchen equipment in the room including bowls, sauce bottles, whisks and pans. The four people are three chefs and a waitress, they are holding a plat of food in front of them and the person holding the food has their thumb up in front of them. They are all smiling. There are two men and two women.

    Future Chef Manager

    Truro and Penwith College

    • Dates: 9 Oct 2024
    • 9 weeks
    • Location: Truro
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    This nine-week Skills Bootcamp for Future Chef Managers is ideal for chefs and professional kitchen employees who are looking to develop skills in leadership, people management, finance, HR and sustainability in order to progress into supervisory or Chef Manager roles within the Hospitality sector.

    Across the nine College-based teaching days, our specialist tutors will develop your knowledge and skills in a comprehensive range of topics including Introduction to the Role of a Chef Manager, Managerial Responsibilities, Sustainable Leadership, HR Fundamentals, Finance, Communications and Coaching and Mentoring.

    Thanks to its accreditation as an approved provider for the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), learners will also be supported to achieve the industry-recognised Level Three Award in Leadership and Management through the completion of the Skills Bootcamp.

    For more information, contact: futureskills@truro-penwith.ac.uk

  • A blonde white woman with short cropped bright blonde hair is stood confidently looking in to the camera. She is wearing a blue shirt and a paisley orange scarf tied like a bow tie. She is smiling and her arms are crossed in front of her. She looks like she is a manager. She is standing in front of a group of people in the background, they are all dressed smartly, and are out of focus in the frame.

    Leadership and Management

    Exeter College

    • Dates: September 2024
    • 10 weeks
    • Location: Exeter College, Future Skills Centre
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    The course includes the achievement of Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 3 Award in Principles of Leadership and Management.

    The course includes: Leadership vs Management, Characteristics of an effective leader, Team development principles and benefits, Budgeting principles, Change management principles and Project management principles.

    On the achievement of the course, learners will be able to confidently perform in a leadership and management role, apply for relevant jobs, progress to higher qualifications and professional membership should they wish.

  • A white woman with brown curly hair is standing in front of several large sheets of paper attached to a glass wall. Each of the pieces of paper has different writing on it. The first one says project management, communication, development, completion. The second sheet has analysis, plan and quality written on it. The third is a hand drawn calendar with different activities on it. The woman is pointing at the paper with a pen and speaking to a room of people who are just visible in the reflection of the glass wall.

    Project Management

    Exeter College

    • Dates: September 2024
    • 10 weeks
    • Location: Exeter College, Future Skills Centre
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    The course will cover: nature and context of projects, management of stakeholders including the project team roles and responsibilities, as well as planning and control of projects.

    The course will include a written assignment, certified by the CMI and leads to a CMI Level 3 Award in Project Management. Full support is provided in the classroom.

    On the achievement of the course, learners will be able to confidently perform in a project management role, apply for relevant jobs, progress to higher qualifications and professional membership should they wish.

Technical
bootcamps

2 available

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