EKFB Training Hub:

Construction For All

Spaces available, apply now: Plant Operator Programme 

We think our industry is great and we want people like you to come and join us and work on some of the most challenging projects in the UK, break into a new and exciting industry and leave a legacy that will last for generations.

As part of our CITB funded training hub, we trained over 400 people over the last year. All of these people were new entrants to the construction industry who each received an industry accredited qualification to support their journey into a career in construction and civil engineering. 

Our training programmes, sponsored by the CITB, are delivered by training providers local to the HS2 central route. Our courses are completely free and will provide the qualifications to build a successful new future in the world of construction and civil engineering...

Working alongside training providers and the local community, we will give people the opportunity to step into a fulfilling career in construction and civil engineering. This will help us deliver our vision to transform our industry, influence future generations and leave a legacy that improves people’s lives.

- David Lowery, Director

Courses currently available

Other courses to look out for

Plant Operator Programme

Learn to operate Dumper Trucks, Excavators, Ride on Rollers & more

Duration: Dependent on plant type


Suitable for: Unemployed individuals and people who work in industries outside of the construction sector and are looking for a change


What you’ll get: a CPCS accreditation

Entry into Construction

A general overview of the civil engineering sector

Duration: 1 week


Suitable for: Unemployed individuals, school leavers & people who work jobs outside of the construction sector and are looking for a change


What you’ll get: Five qualifications
including Manual Handling, Construction L1, Emergency First Aid and a CSCS card

Professional Development Programme

Gain Health & Safety and Environment qualifications

Duration: 1 week


Suitable for: Individuals who are unemployed or currently work outside of the construction sector and are looking for a change


What you’ll get: a formal accreditation such as IOSH Health & Safety qualification and/or IEMA Environmental Management

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