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We are working in partnership with The West Midlands Combined Authority and City of Wolverhampton Council to deliver a range of programmes in construction plant operation including mini excavator, forward tipping dumper and ride on roller.

Who is this for?
If you are looking for a career in construction particularly in Groundworks or Plant operation then this is the course for you. It is aimed at people over 19 years-old looking to develop a new career. You need to be able to commit to 4 to 8 weeks of training, dependant on how you progress, this training will be 5 days per week.

Where can this lead you to?
This is an employment led initiative to support people into jobs and careers in the construction industry. The course will give you the skills and relevant cards you’ll need to begin a career in plant operation. At the end you are guaranteed an interview with a relevant construction employer.

What to do next?
Training programmes run throughout the year. Once you have indicated an interest directly through us, to your Job Centre work coach or via Wolves at Work you will be invited to the next information session. During this session you will be given details of planned training, funding guidance and the potential work outcomes.

Register your interest by:
Call: 01902 317710

Our Plant Training centre is located at our Wellington Road Campus, Wolverhampton, WV14 6BT

Paul Fisher - groundworks and plat operative student in a dumper truck

Paul Fisher

“I’m loving this course!” said 54-year-old Paul Fisher

Jamie Turner - construction and plant operations student laying bricks

Jamie Turner

“At the end of the course we are guaranteed an interview with an industry employer which is great"

Rohan Amir - groundworks and plant operative student digging a trench

Rohan Amir

The fact that this course is free is amazing!” said 22-year-old Rohan Amir

Luke Risbey - construction and plant operations student laying bricks

Luke Risbey

“Being unemployed is tough but the course has got me motivated again"