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Blaenau Gwent Communities For Work Plus

Our Academies are short run courses that enable a person to gain valuable training that prepares them for a specific area of work. With all our academies we consult with employers to ensure that the course content enables the person to apply directly for work with them. At the end of all academies, we invite those employing agencies to attend and help sign up all those who have successfully completed.

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CSCS Academy

We have a great training program ahead, once all training is completed, there will be an offer of two-week work placement on a local construction site.

Training courses running:

  • Level 2 Risk Assessment

  • Level 2 COSHH (Control of Substances Hazards to Health)

  • Level 3 Emergency First Aid

  • Health & Safety in a Construction Environment

  • CITB Test & CSCS card (Green)

These courses will enable you to gain great knowledge, understanding and
qualifications of how important Health & Safety is when working on a Construction

Teaching Assistant Academy

  • Level 2 Award in Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People

  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid 

  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Catering 

  • Level 2 Introduction to Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

  • Level 1 Anger Management

  • Level 1 Autism Awareness

  • Challenging Behaviour

  • Supporting Children with Numeracy in Schools

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Hospitality Academy

As part of the academy, participants will be doing some practical training in the Cafe (serving customers, taking orders).

  • Level 2 Food Safety

  • Level 2 Customer Service

  • Barista Training

  • Level 2 H&S in the Workplace

  • Working with Maths

  • Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work

  • Level 2 Fire Safety

  • Level 2 COSHH

  • Level 2 Manual Handling

Be part of the academies

If you would like to be part of this great opportunity, then please contact us:

Upcoming Academies

CSCS Academy
  • Monday 17th - Thursday 20th July

  • 9:30am - 4:30pm
    4 Days at General Offices, Ebbw Vale

4 day course covering -

  • Level 2 Risk Assessment

  • Level 2 COSHH

  • Level 3 Emergency First Aid

  • Health & Safety in Construction Environment

  • CITB Test & CSCS Card (GREEN)

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Hospitality Academy

Have you always wanted to work in Hospitality? If yes, then this is the academy for you.​

This academy will prepare you to apply for hospitality jobs.

  • Starts June 18th, 9:30am

Training includes -

  • Customer Service

  • Barista (Coffee Making)

  • Food Safety

  • Health & Safety

  • Manual Handling


  • Maths

Limited spaces, book now to avoid disappointment.

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Teaching Assistant Academy

10th September (6 weeks)

9am - 3:30pm @ Ebbw Vale Institute

Always wanted to be a Teaching Assistant then this is the course for you, training includes -

  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant

  • Autism Awareness

  • Supporting Children with Numeracy in Schools

  • Peadiatric First Aid Level 3

  • Safeguarding

  • Anger Management

  • Challenging Behaviour

(6 weeks, 3 days per week).

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