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These 16-week courses allow you to gain the in-demand skills employers are looking for and fast-track a job interview!

Skills Bootcamps

Skills Bootcamps will build on your sector skills or fast track to an interview with a local employer and secure a job or an apprenticeship.

The bootcamps are part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee, helping everyone gain life skills.

Kendal College is launching the following Skills Bootcamps:

  • Construction Trades Level 2 Joinery & Plumbing.
  • Construction Management Level 4, to include project management, health & safety.

How much do they cost?

The training is free if you meet the following criteria:

  • Aged over 19 years of age.
  • Working, recently unemployed within the last 12 months or looking for work, e.g. coming back into the workforce after a career break.
  • Resident in the UK and legally entitled to work in the UK.

How long do they last?

Sixteen weeks, commencing in September/October 2022, incorporating skills, employability, continuing professional development and entry to sector training. Weekly hours will range from a day per week to block training, with some self-study.

I’m an employer; can I access the training?

Yes. Skills Bootcamps are a great way to build sector-specific skills in your workforce.

Plus, you only need to pay a small contribution:

  • Large employer at 30% contribution. This is fantastic value for money with a 70% reduction.
  • Micro, small and medium employers at 10%, a massive 90% reduction.

How can I find out more?

Just fill out the form below, and we'll be in touch with more information!