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Wates Building Futures Programme

Are you 19 years old or older, unemployed and looking for a career in construction? Apply to take part in our contractor Wates two-week Building Futures programme to gain an insight into the construction industry. 


  • During the programme you will get the opportunity to learn a variety of practical 
    skills through trade taster sessions
  • Visit live construction sites, improve your employability skills and sit your CSCS test
  • At the end of the course you will be presented with a BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Construction.

Eligibility Criteria

Unemployed and economically inactive people of working age, including:

  • People who have been unemployed for over 6 months who are aged 25+ (including Work Programme returners)
  • Young people aged 18-24
  • Economically inactive people, excluding students
  • People age 50+
  • BAME groups 
  • Ex-offenders
  • Ex-military
  • Care leavers
  • People with disabilities including mental health issues.

Programme Schedule 

Dates: Monday 15 January - Friday 26 January 2018

Location: Jaspar Centre, 2a Rosslyn Crescent, Harrow, HA1 2SU

Application Form 

Download and complete the full application form below:

Wates Building Futures Programme


Closing date for all applications is Monday 7 January 2018.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 8 January 2018


If you are interested in this opportunity complete the application form above and email it to

Network Homes residents who will need assistance with travel for the duration of the course, please contact Kamara Jackson on 0300 373 3000 or email