Since launching in 2016, the Southwark Construction Skills Centre has grown into a thriving employer led, community focused training and apprenticeship provider.
As a Southwark Council & Lendlease initiative, the work carried out at the Southwark Construction Skills Centre is the result of a true strategic partnership. Through collaboration and continued industry support, the centre is actively addressing the skills gap while benefiting the community of Southwark and the wider borough.
The centre provides local, construction-based training courses and offers them to both companies and individuals looking to expand their skills and gain accreditations. Through employer-led, flexible programmes we enable experienced and high-quality training.
3,014 Local Residents Received Construction Related Training
2,228 BAME, 625 Female Candidates, 232 Aged 50+, 160 Disabled Candidates
256 Residents Secured Apprenticeships
475 Residents Secured Employment
Courses & Qualification
At the Southwark Construction Skills Centre, learners benefit from a whole host of qualifications and services ranging from NVQs, Apprenticeships, Pre-employability programmes, CSCS Test and H&S courses.
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Lendlease see the importance of skilling and training their workforce and supporting the communities in which they have a presence through improved education and employment opportunities.
Southwark Council are committed to addressing skills shortages in the local area.. In response to the construction skills deficits, the council, in partnership with Lendlease and The Skills Centre set up the Southwark Construction Skills Centre (SCSC).