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Short Courses

Trade Specific

Future Skills Sandwell offer a variety of short courses in Bricklaying, Carpentry, Kitchen/Bathroom Fitting, Painting & Decorating and Plastering, which are aimed at local employers, Job Centres and other training organisations.

The main aim of the short courses is to multi-skill employees and offer “tasters” to those intending to re-train.

  • Our short courses have been designed to teach the basic skills of each trade.
  • Courses can last between one day and two weeks (or longer if necessary) depending upon the learners/employers requirements.
  • Courses are designed and custom built for different groups of learners.
  • Courses are either certified “in-house” certificates or can lead to Accredited Awards (full or units towards).


Health and Safety:

  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
  • Foundation Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace (1 day)
  • Principles of COSHH (½ day)
  • Principles of Manual Handling (½ day) 

First Aid:

  • Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day)
  • First Aid at Work Refresher (2 days)
  • First Aid at Work 3 year Certificate (4 days) 

For further information, course availability and a competitive quote, please contact our Business Development Manager, Tony Robinson on 0121 667 5080 or

Alternatively, please complete the Enquiry Form on the Contact Us page.