Training young people pre-16 and post-16 with practical skills along with information and advice on working in the construction industry and preparing them for life.
The benefits of our services
We use different approaches with our learners and are always looking for new ways to engage them.
A formal qualification can give those that are less academically inclined the opportunity to achieve recognition and boost their self confidence.
Taster courses can be used to engage or re-engage learners, assess interest in the subject or just to provide “something different.”
Our approach for school learners is around practical, hands-on training. Not all students learn best in a classroom environment.
Courses we can provide
We run a range of construction-based training programmes including those leading to qualifications (accredited by City & Guilds) and taster programmes. We can offer places for individuals and for groups, for regular attendance between 1 and 4 days per week over a term or academic year - or "block" bookings for days or weeks at a time.
We would be delighted to discuss your particular needs, and those of your learners. Please do get in touch with us to learn more.
Our track record
Flower Skills has run accredited construction training programmes for schools for over 15 years. We are experienced in working with a wide range of learners, including those with additional needs and more challenging learners.
We work with schools in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, in the London Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley, Croydon and Lewisham and in Kent. Our fully-equipped training centre is based in Charlton and we offer high quality training in a range of construction trades including brickwork, carpentry, painting & decorating, plastering and tiling.
We offer a range of construction courses for schools - accredited and tasters. We engage learners to ensure they both enjoy their course and learn valuable skills – trade skills, working with others and self-confidence.
Level 1 and 2 courses to meet the needs of each individual. These prepare learners for progression to college, apprenticeship or employment and provide them with life skills to support them, whatever they go on to do.