Ready for – Helping individuals explore and enter a new industry

Ready for Construction and Social Care are short online training courses designed to support adults in exploring growth sectors and deciding whether a career in one of these could be for them.  

The courses are available for public funding as part of the Adult Education Budget (AEB), UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF), Sector-based Work Academy (SWAP) and Bootcamps. 

  • A 3-hour digital course for adults aged 19+ 
  • An introduction to the industry to encourage adults to study towards a career in the sector 
  • Helping adults with training by creating a bridge into employment or a new industry. 

Adults will:  

  • Discover the breadth of job opportunities in construction and the attitudes behaviours and skills employers are looking for when recruiting. 
  • Complete a self-reflection task to identify if they have what it takes to work in construction or social care. 
  • Receive job search tips from employers to help them stand out when they are ready to start looking for a job. 
  • Earn a digital credential upon completion of the course to showcase achievement and interest in working in construction or social care, share on social media and put on their CV. 

ready for construction credentialready for social care credential

Find out more about our Construction and Social Care credentials.

Available on SmartScreen.

Discover what the course has to offer:

Download the 'Ready for Construction' flyer

Download the 'Ready for Social Care' flyer

Webinar recordings

Adult Skills - Ready for Construction (date: 16 March 2022) – download the slides | watch the recording

Adult Skills - Ready for Social Care (date: 16 March 2022) – download the slides | watch the recording

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Available on SmartScreen to all existing City & Guilds customers.

Purchases of ‘Ready for’ can be made on the Walled Garden.