Short Courses with ACE Training

e offer a range of short courses designed to further your career with nationally recognised qualifications including NVQs, City and Guilds and CSCS cards.

Courses are both workshop and classroom based depending on your needs and cover subjects as diverse as Site Carpentry and Brickwork to Career Planning and Interview Techniques.

We're here to help you with whatever you need to learn to start or further your career in construction.

Short Courses

Current Courses


Achieve your Site Carpentry NVQ Level 2, or Brickwork NVQ Level 2 quickly, on site through a series of short assessments.


This course is only suitable for time served carpenters and bricklayers who have experience in the industry. You must demonstrate your skills and knowledge through a series of practical assessments on site carried out by our tutors. The course can last as little as 2 days, and is made up of a series of visits and discussions which will be arranged to suit you.


On completion you will receive your NVQ Level 2 certificate, qualifying you for your CSCS card.


We provide training that will enable you to achieve your Health and Safety CSCS card, this involves a wide range of topics to improve safety and productivity on site and is increasingly necessary to work within the construction industry.


As part of the training you will receive tuition from experienced ACE tutors, take mock tests and ultimately take your test as a PC-based touch screen assessment at either a mobile testing unit or an accredited test centre.

-Functional Skills

Get to grips with Maths, English and ICT – choose from an award in English, Maths or ICT, at a level that suits you.


Each award provides you with the knowledge skills and understanding in order to progress in life and at work.


6 week course, 2 days per week. All transport & childcare costs covered subject to eligibility.

-Employability & Personal Development

Career planning, CV building, money management, interview techniques, job search ideas - from identifying your personal skills and attributes to planning for progression in your career, this is the course for job seekers hoping to improve their employability.


On completion of this course you will gain a City & Guilds certificate in Employability and Personal Development.


6 week course, 2 days per week. All transport & childcare costs covered subject to eligibility.

-Worktop Mitring

Worktop jointing and mason mitring one day course, £100. Call to arrange a date for your course.

ACE are looking to offer short training courses open to the general public in evenings and weekends.

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