Construction Skills training

Training to fill the skills gap in construction

The ESF-funded project Technical Construction Skills for the Unemployed offers training courses across the EM3 LEP area in north Hampshire and Surrey. Courses take place in Winchester, Basingstoke, Aldershot and from November 2021, Guildford.

This free training is for anyone who wants to get into the construction industry, or is looking for support in developing their skills such as English, Maths or English as a second language (ESOL).

If you’re not sure about whether construction is for you, our construction focused employability courses can help you decide! To be eligible you must be over 18 and unemployed (students are eligible).

To access this training, please fill out the online form, or download the referral form, complete it and return it to

For further help, email

If you are a referring organisation, please use the referral form evidencing your client’s eligibility for the project through their ID.

Please refer to the guidance below for the necessary ID, and if not available, please assist your client to complete the online referral form above. Their eligibility will then be assessed by the project coordinator.

Guidance for Referrers on ID

Dates of courses

Scan this QR code to access the online enrolment form through your phone.

QR code to access the online enrolment form

What’s your pathway into construction? Read our case studies to find out how some of our construction learners have found a new job, and a new career, in this exciting industry.

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