Frequently Asked Questions


What will I learn?

From a Teach a Trade workshop you will learn the basic trade specific materials used in construction. You will also learn how to install, repair and better understand the workings behind many domestic plumbing and electrical systems. We ensure that through participating in a workshop it will help to improve your confidence and knowledge. 

Can anyone participate?

Yes, we encourage all genders, abilities and ages. We do however recommend that to get the most from our workshops to be 12yrs and above. 

Do i need any previous construction experience?

No, we pride ourselves on being flexible. Our workshops are designed so that they can be easily tailored for any ability.

Who are the workshops designed for?

We have designed our workshops for many applications. we can provide workshops in line with schools STEM project based learning guidelines. We offer courses for people in the community if they either want to improve there construction skills or have a taster if they are looking to change career. We can also design team building exercises for business. 

Are all instructors CRB checked and do you have public liability insurance?

Yes all of our workshop instructors are CRB checked and we have comprehensive Insurance. 

How long is the workshop and what is the your capacity?

Typically our workshops will be around 2 hours long. we can however tailor them to suit your needs. We work on a basis of 6 to 8 people per workshop.

What trades are covered in the workshop?

Currently we cover both plumbing and electrics however we will soon be adding to our ever expanding workshops. 

Will I leave with any qualifications?

You will not leave with any qualifications. We do provide you with all the information and advice to access a career in construction.

What locations do you cover?

We are based in Shropshire but we are mobile so we can deliver our workshops nationwide. Please fill in the equity form to receive a quote. 

Do you provide tools and PPE?

Yes, we have all the tools that you require to carry out all tasks in our workshop. we also provide full boiler suits, glasses and goggles.