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Bridge the Gap into Construction (Pathways into Construction - NEETs, long term unemployed and women)


Careers and recruitment

Abbey Access Centre Ltd

Construction Skills Solutions; Lindum Construction; South Lincolnshire Group Training Association (SLGTA)





Abbey Access Training, Construction Skills Solutions,  Lindum Construction and a group of Lincolnshire Construction employers propose to join forces offering young people on the NEET register, Unemployed Women and Long Term Unemployed an innovative 3-staged engagement programme.

  • 300 individuals over 3 years to engage in a 12 day programme (Stage 1)
  • 300 individuals to achieve a qualification in Plastering, Painting and Decorating, Joinery, Bricklaying or Groundworks (Stage 2)
  • 240 individuals to gain four weeks of work experience with a construction employer (Stage 3)
  • 180 individuals to progress onto an Apprenticeship, Level 2 Course and/or employment in the construction industry (50% to be in employment)
  • Final Project Report

01 Jul 2019

30 Jul 2022

End of project summary

The project was terminated in May 2020 as a result of the strategic changes from CITB's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, materials attached reflect this.

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