Future of Construction Skills Bootcamp- Enrol Today

Do you wonder what is in store for the construction industry?

Want to know more about the different categories of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) or offsite construction?

Are you interested in understanding the new sustainable methods of building houses?

Want to find out how “pre-manufactured value” and “digital twin” could impact on your business? 

The popularity of new methods of home building and emerging technologies in construction is growing as part of efforts across the region to meet the 2030 net zero carbon target set by the West of England Combined Authority.  

Skills Bootcamp – Future of Construction is part of the UK Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee, helping everyone gain skills for life. The training is funded by the West of England Combined Authority and delivered by YTKO, through Building Growth South West.

The bootcamp aims to help you and your business identify and understand the benefits of modern methods of construction and offsite solutions. 

Through this training course, you will learn how to reduce the environmental impact of construction, whilst building your confidence in the requirement for traditional trades and skills, which continue to be fundamental to the industry. 

The course will cover:

  • How to improve air quality 
  • Ways to be more energy efficient
  • Methods to reduce waste 
  • Reducing the reliance on fossil fuels 
  • Understand the benefits of different MMC categories

Training will be delivered through a blend of virtual and in-person weekly masterclasses which will include site visits, online seminars and support from local industry experts and mentors.The training can be delivered as a 10-week programme or a fast track 6 or 8 week programme depending on the level of time you have available to commit. 

Please note that attending an enrolment session is mandatory to attend the bootcamp. The bootcamp is a series of events that is to be attended as a comprehensive set of events. 

Session 1: MMC Categories
Tue 14 Mar 2023, 9:30 – 12:30

Location: Online

Session 2: Sustainable Construction Approaches

Thu 23 Mar 2023, 13:00 – 17:00

Location: Bristol & Bath Science Park

Session 3: Pre-manufactured Value and Process Engineering

Wed 29 Mar 2023, 13:00 – 17:00

Location: Online

Session 4: Digital Design Skills and Tools

Wed 5 Apr 2023, 09:00 – 13:00

Location: Online

Session 5: Site Visit

Fri 7 Apr 2023, 16:00 – 18:00

Location: To Be Confirmed

Session 6: Traditional and Modern Methods Construction Culture

Thu 13 Apr 2023, 13:00 – 17:00

Location: Bristol & Bath Science Park

Session 7: Managing an MMC Supply Chain

Wed 19 Apr 2023, 13:00 – 17:00

Location: Online

Session 8: CV & Interview Techniques

Wed 26 Apr 2023, 10:00 – 14:00

Location: Online

Session 9: CV & Interview Techniques

Thu 27 Apr 2023, 13:00 – 17:00

Location: Bristol & Bath Science Park

Session 10: Site Visit

Fri 28 Apr 2023, 16:00 – 18:00

Location: To Be Confirmed

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