Funded Learning

Explore Birmingham’s Funded Learning program for rail and construction, offering qualifications, experience, and job opportunities. Get started on an exciting career journey today.

Funded Learning Programme in Birmingham

Kickstart your career in the rail or construction industry with our Funded Learning programme. Based in Birmingham and tailored for candidates from the West Midlands, this programme offers recognised qualifications and essential experience. Plus, it comes with the added benefit of a guaranteed job interview with RSS Infrastructure.

Programme Overview

In partnership with the WMCA and using AEB funding, INFRA Skills presents a three-week programme for individuals aged 19 and above. This initiative is designed for those eager to acquire foundational rail and construction skills, setting them on the path to an exhilarating career in the sector.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A genuine desire to learn new skills.
  • A commitment to attending all training sessions.
  • A proactive approach to job hunting.
  • Residency in the West Midlands area.

Funding Details

This programme is generously funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) through the Adult Education Budget (AEB). The AEB’s primary goal is to prepare adults for the workforce, enhance the skills of existing employees, and provide specialised training. More on our training subcontracting policy statement.

Training Schedule

Join our adept trainers at our Training Centre, equipped with a Specialist Rail Training Area in Aston, Birmingham. The sessions run from 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Monday to Friday, spanning three weeks.

Course Structure (15 days)

Phase 1 (5 Days):

Phase 2 (10 Days):

Requirements for Participation

  • Valid proof of identity (e.g., passport or UK driving licence).
  • Mandatory drug and alcohol tests and a medical exam conducted at the INFRA Skills office in Aston.
  • Punctuality and full attendance.
  • In case of emergencies or unforeseen circumstances, inform your trainer promptly.

Safety First

All our trainers are certified First Aiders. In emergencies, dial 999 and notify a staff member. For additional details, reach out to our training team at 0330 113 0006.

About INFRA Skills

INFRA Skills is committed to delivering top-tier training and assessments. Our team of accredited trainers and managers ensures optimal training results for every participant.


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