K10 Training | construction apprenticeships in London

K10 offers a range of training courses and apprenticeships within the Construction, Business, Finance and Cyber sectors.


Overview

We have a London based Training Centre where we operate courses from Apprenticeships and NVQ’s to Health and Safety Certificates and Pre-Employment Training.

 

View a summary of our courses below or click here to view all our training courses.


Apprenticeships we offer

  • Electrical Electrical

    Job Role

    You will be expected to carry out skilled tasks. Examples of the work you will be carrying out include:

    • Plan, prepare and install wiring systems and associated equipment in buildings, structures and the environment
    • Terminate and connect conductors, cables and flexible cords in electrical systems
    • Install electrical equipment and accessories eg. isolators and switches, distribution boards and socket outlets
    • Inspect, test, commission and certify electrotechnical systems and equipment
    • Diagnose and correct electrical faults in electrical systems

    Minimum Requirements

    • Good written and verbal communication skills, including the skill of listening and following both simple and complex instructions.
    • At least a Level 1 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths. (GCSE’s valid within last 5 years)
    • Level 1 for ICT
    • Candidates applying for an electrical apprenticeship must have completed a City & Guilds Level 2 qualification. 

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    Desired Requirements

    The passion and commitment to become a fully qualified electrician. It will be an advantage if you have previous related work experience, CSCS and or PASMA, but this is not essential.

    Time Frame

    It is likely to take 2-3 years to complete this apprenticeship, depending on current qualifications and experience.

  • Plumbing Plumbing

    Job Role

    You will be expected to carry out skilled tasks. Examples of the work you will be carrying out include:

    • Install and maintain domestic plumbing and heating systems
    • Use and work to risk assessments including heating equipment
    • Remove, prepare, set up, install and test hot, cold, central and gravity rainwater systems
    • Isolate supply
    • Install taps and fittings
    • Remove and install baths, basins, toilets and radiators
    • Connect pipes
    • Re-connect supply and test it afterwards

    Minimum Requirements

    Good written and verbal communication skills, including the skill of listening and following both simple and complex instructions.

    • At least a Level 1 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths. (GCSE’s valid within last 5 years)
    • Entry Level 3 for ICT

    Desired Requirements

    The passion and commitment to become a fully qualified plumber. It will be advantageous if you already have a City & Guilds L1 or 2 in plumbing and/or have previous related work experience, CSCS and or PASMA.

    Time Frame

    It is likely to take 12–24 months to complete this apprenticeship, depending on current qualifications and experience.

  • Carpentry Carpentry

    Job Role

    You will be expected to carry out skilled tasks. Examples of the work you will be carrying out include:

    • Install door/window frames, floor joist coverings, partitions, cladding, stair components
    • Erect inclined roofs with gables
    • Repair or replace doors, windows, mouldings, frames
    • Set up and use saw, drills, biscuit jointer, disc cutter

    Minimum Requirements

    Applicants need to have at least an Entry Level 3 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade D or above in English and Maths. (GCSE’s valid within last 5 years)

    Desired Requirements

    The passion and commitment to become a fully qualified carpenter. It will be advantageous if you have already completed technical certificates in carpentry or multi-skills, have previous related work experience, CSCS and/or PASMA, but this is certainly not essential.

    Time Frame

    It is likely to take 12-24 months to complete this apprenticeship, depending on current qualifications and experience.

  • Dry Lining Dry Lining

    Job Role

    Dry Liners build internal walls and ceilings in residential and commercial structures. They use plasterboard panels to reduce cost and time and also to make the walls easier to move or be removed. Dry Liners need have a good fitness level. Some of the tasks that you will undertake include:

    • Fixing stage – measuring, cutting and installing stud work
    • Finishing stage – Sealing, taping, skimming and sanding

    Dry lining methods are used to hide wiring or pipes, to improve a room’s acoustics, to improve a cavity space for insulation or to smooth out uneven walls during renovation work. This role can be combined with traditional plastering or other types of work, for example sectioning off areas in open-plan offices.

    Minimum Requirements

    Applicants need to have at least an Entry Level 3 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade D or above in English and Maths. (GCSE’s valid within last 5 years)

    Desired Requirements

    The passion and commitment to become a fully qualified dry liner. It will be advantageous if you have already completed technical certificates in interior systems or multi-skills, have previous related work experience, CSCS and/or PASMA, but this is certainly not essential.

    Time Frame

    It is likely to take 12-24 months to complete this apprenticeship, depending on current qualifications and experience.

  • Painting & Decorating Painting & Decorating

    Job Role

    Painters and decorators use a range of coverings to enhance and protect surfaces. Examples of the work you will be carrying out include:

    • Prepare, prime and seal exterior and/or interior surfaces for decoration
    • Apply water-borne and/or solvent-borne coatings to internal and/or external surfaces
    • Erect and dismantle equipment such as stepladders and mobile scaffold towers

    Minimum Requirements

    Applicants need to have at least an Entry Level 3 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade D or above in English and Maths. (GCSE’s valid within last 5 years)

    Desired Requirements

    The passion and commitment to become a fully qualified painter & decorator. It will be advantageous if you have already completed technical certificates in painting & decorating or multi-skills, have previous related work experience, CSCS and/or PASMA, but this is certainly not essential.

    Time Frame

    It is likely to take 12-24 months to complete this apprenticeship, depending on current qualifications and experience.

  • Construction Operative Construction Operative

    Job Role

    To be a construction operative, you will need a good level of fitness, a basic knowledge of building methods and an understanding of the materials used in construction. At the start of a job, you will help to prepare the site, unload and store building materials and once the work gets underway, further duties could include:

    • Ground working – marking out and digging shallow trenches for foundations
    • Form working – putting up or dismantling the shuttering that holds the concrete in place
    • Steel fixing – bending and fixing the bars used to reinforce concrete structures
    • Steel piling – fixing steel sheets together to form temporary retaining walls for excavation work

    Minimum Requirements

    Applicants need to have at least an Entry Level 3 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade D or above in English and Maths. (GCSE’s valid within last 5 years)

    Desired Requirements

    The passion and commitment to become a fully qualified construction operative. It will be advantageous if you have any construction based qualifications, have previous related work experience, CSCS and/or PASMA, but this is certainly not essential.

    Time Frame

    It is likely to take 12-24 months to complete this apprenticeship, depending on current qualifications and experience.

  • Business Administration Business Administration

    Job Role

    As an administrator, you will be making sure that day-to-day office tasks run smoothly. So it’s important that you are organised, accurate and pay attention to detail. It is likely that you will be working for a construction-orientated firm, with some tasks including:

    • Document control
    • Receptionist duties
    • Organising meetings and travel arrangements for management staff
    • Using office equipment and systems such as databases

    You will be expected to:

    • Manage and improve your own performance in a business environment
    • Solve problems
    • Work with other people in a business environment

    Minimum Requirements

    Applicants  need to have at least a Level 1 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths. (GCSE’s valid within last 5 years) You will also need an Entry Level 3 in ICT.

    Desired Requirements

    It will be an advantage if you have some previous related work experience and you should be confident using ICT.

    Time Frame

    It is likely to take 12-18 months to complete this apprenticeship, depending on current qualifications and experience.


Pre-Employment Training

In partnership with an established network of training providers, we design and implement bespoke work experiences and Pre-Employment Training (PET) programmes, which precede formal works placements or apprenticeships.


In 2015/16, K10 delivered
4,000+
hours

of PET

Our programme effectively prepares learners for work by providing them with the essential ‘work-readiness’ capabilities required by a particular trade.

Our construction clients benefit by having a trained and ready-to-go talent pool from which to select their next generation of workers and apprentices.

WHAT DOES K10’S PET PROGRAMME INVOLVE?

The structure of the programme includes:

  • 2-4 week  training programme delivered by K10 depending on client requirements
  • Training in cohorts of 10 x 18-23 year-old aspiring construction apprentices.
  • Mixture of classroom and practical on-site experience and learning.

Subject areas covered include:

  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Training & Test.
  • Level 1 Health & Safety Diploma, including manual handling, fire safety & working at heights.
  • Functional Skills: Maths, English and ICT to Level 1.
  • Selected Prepare-for-Work/Employability Modules, including working as a team, preparing for interview, time management, dealing with pressure/conflict, work-based scenarios.
  • Introduction to trades, including trade taster sessions delivered by specialists on-site.
  • Introduction to a construction site, including inductions, tours and introductions to site-work through guided experience sessions.
  • 100 hours practical trade-specific work experience on-site.

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Health & Safety

K10 is a British Safety Council approved Training Centre and currently deliver the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment. This is a nationally-recognised qualification for all employees working in the construction sector and provides essential knowledge and understanding of a construction environment.

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This qualification has been accredited at Level 1 in the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). We will deliver the training, examinations and certification all within a week’s notice to ensure minimum turnaround time for candidates and clients alike.


As well as the Level 1 Health & Safety qualification, K10 ensures all new starters have a current CSCS card and qualification. If apprentices don’t hold one already then we will pay for and support them with training, booking tests and ordering cards. For more information, please contact Mahbub Uddin, mahbub-uddin@k-10.co.uk , 0203 6962 672.

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NVQ Training

K-10, in conjunction with Q2W Ltd, offers a range of NVQ’s (National Vocational Qualifications) within the construction sector. An NVQ provides flexible work based training and combines functional learning with practical hands on skills. The various NVQ training courses we offer range from level 1 to level 7 diplomas.

To view our NVQ courses click here

Our NVQ’s are delivered both on and off site and can be completed while in full time employment. NVQ’s are a nationally recognised qualification that meets industry standards.

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Cyber

K-10 Ltd, in conjunction with Integral Security Xssurance Ltd, a leading provider in Cyber Security, have developed a Cyber Awareness Course for Business Administration and Finance Professionals, as well as an introductory course for those wishing to enter the profession.

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There were nearly 6 million fraud and cyber crimes last year and over 80% of UK companies have experienced some form of successful cyber breach. Cyber Crime is a real and serious threat to modern businesses. Our Cyber Training Course provides its participants with invaluable skills for a business environment and provides a practical knowledgebase to help mitigate the risks associated with Cyber Crime.

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Apprenticeships

For those who choose to enter the world of work immediately, the best way into an industry is through an apprenticeship. This particular route enables candidates to gain knowledge through both practical work experience and lesson based tuition in college.

K-10 offers Apprenticeship Training that will go alongside your practical on site instruction.

We can also help you find a suitable course close to your home. Call us on 02036962672 and we’ll be able to help.

See our full list of Apprenticeship’s here

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