Construction Skills

We run a very successful Construction Skills Course that helps to train jobseekers for the construction industry.

The Construction Skills Course runs every few weeks and each course lasts for three weeks. The central modules include:

  • Safe Pass
  • Manual Handling
  • Six day General Operative Training
  • Working at heights 
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Vehicle Banksman
  • Mobile Elevating Work Platform  (both types)
  • Industrial First Aid

EDLES works with a number of well-known industry partners to place the graduates in to full-time employment upon their succesful completion of the course. To date EDLES has a 64% placement rate for all successful graduates. There are no entry qualifications for this course, and you will be provided with everything you need. 

If you are interested in training in the construction sector, contact Jim Hargis, Employment Services Manager, on