National Construction Training Services (NCTS) is delighted to become members of the National Open College Network (NOCN) and will be offering a comprehensive range of accredited NVQ courses across the many roofing disciplines.

NCTS is a training specialist in a range of roofing disciplines such as lead, hard metals, slating and tiling, and waterproofing, offering a variety of industry-recognised qualifications designed to enhance the careers of roofers of all ages and ability.

NCTS is now accredited with NOCN and CSkills to deliver NVQ Diploma courses in the following: Roofing Occupations (Construction) – Metal Roofing, Heritage Skills (Construction) – Metal Roofing, Roofing Occupations (Construction) – Fully Supported Lead & Metal Roofer & Cladder and in Cladding Occupations (Construction) – Roof Sheeting and Cladding. Candidates enrolling for an NVQ can apply for a trainee card that allows them entry and the right to work at CSCS cardholder on-sites while they train.

Speaking of the company’s NOCN membership, Jayne Fergusson, Operations Director at NCTS, said: “The NOCN is at the forefront of vocational skills development and apprenticeships and like the NCTS, is committed to working for a better future for UK construction. We are delighted with their endorsement and accreditation of our high quality and robust training programmes.”

Trusted and recognised by learners, educational organisations and employers, NOCN is a leading credit-based awarding organisation which helps people gain the skills and confdence that will lead to an apprenticeship or a job.

Jayne Fergusson added: “We have the resources and experience to supply a new generation of roofers with the confidence, skills and qualifications to help their career flourish. With the growing skills gap severely impacting the UK construction industry, our training courses will provide trainees with the confidence and ability they need to succeed.”