Building Hope Academy

Building Hope - Crystal Palace London

Over the full-time study programme our participants will have the opportunity to obtain:

Vocational training:

  • Up to Level 2 Construction Skills Qualification
  • Level 1 Health and Safety Award
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in Numeracy and Literacy

Work placement:

  • Experience working with reputable construction companies such as; Fosters Property Maintenance, Higgins Partnership, Balfour Beatty and many more

Upon completing the programme, you will have:

  • Up to Level 2 in Construction Skills
  • Level 1 Award Health and Safety and CSCS Card
  • Up to Level 2 Functional Skills or GCSE grade 4 or above
  • CV writing skills, interview techniques and problem-solving capabilities
  • Work with reputable industry employers and gained valuable work experience
  • Support and advice provided with your next steps either into an
    apprenticeship, employment, or further training

We will support you with:

  • Lunch and travel costs *dependent on household income
  • 1:1 support to maintain independent living and help to fully understand the
    challenges to help identify hopes and aspirations for the future
  • Support and advice to access help with financial management, housing, and health/wellbeing
  • FREE PPE – Personal Protective Clothing

Barnardo’s Building Hope Academy

About the Academy

The Building Hope Academy is designed for young people aged 16-18yrs and up to 24 with an EHCP (Educational Health Care Plan), who are not in education, employment, or training.

The study programme is full time and runs over the academic year, following school terms and holidays.

The accredited Academy provides pre-employment training, work experience, site visits and personal development as  well as the Construction skills qualifications.

The aim of the programme is to equip young people with the skills, confidence, and direction to pursue their goals of finding employment, apprenticeships or further education and training. We have focused our provision on young people facing complex barriers, who thrive with additional support to achieve their dreams and aspirations.

We work closely with: DWP, Lewisham Council, Bromley Council, Croydon Council, Southwark Council, Lambeth Council, Merton Council, Richmond and Wandsworth Council ,Virtual Schools,  Youth Offending Service, Construction Youth Trust, Compass.

Contact Us

Tel: 07784239106

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