Traineeship in Manual Skills

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If you’re aged 16-24 and looking to start a career in a manual trade, our Traineeship in Manual Skills can give you the skills and experience you need to succeed in an Apprenticeship; even if you don’t have experience.

Get the skills you need to succeed in a Manual Apprenticeship

Lasting up to six weeks this course is delivered from our purpose built training centre in St Helens. Every Trainee will receive a nationally recognised Health and Safety qualification from the British Safety Council and will have the option to choose modules based on career aspirations, choose from:

Construction Training

Construction Apprentices will develop practical skills in Joinery, Plastering, Painting and Decorating and will also have the chance to receive a CSCS card which is required to work on most Construction sites.

Warehousing Training

Warehousing Apprentices will develop a good base of knowledge of the Warehousing industry and gain the skills you need to succeed. Trainees will enhance their team work and communication skills while learning about professional customer care and the Principles of Warehousing and Storage.

Manufacturing  Training

Manufacturing Apprentices will make a timber product, carrying out the planning, design and whole process of manufacturing their products. Trainees will come away with practical Manufacturing experience on their CV alongside nationally recognised qualifications.
You’ll also be able to access help with English and Maths (if you need it) and training on producing your CV and perfecting your interview skills, which will all help to make you an outstanding candidate for when you have access to our exclusive Apprenticeship vacancies.
On successful completion, you will receive a toolkit worth over £100 to help you get started.
For more information call 01744 742045 or email

“The course was great as they taught us about Health and Safety regulations as well as all the important practical tasks. I completed work experience with a local business to boost my skills and CV, then the Training Advisers matched me to the job I’m in now”
Adrian Swiderski – TD Construction Testing