Salman Shagaya Foundation | Construction Skills

As an industry, the construction sector is continually developing and has been plagued with a shortage of skilled workers slowing down projects and making them less cost-effective. The industry is larger than the financial services sector, and is a vital engine for the state’s economic growth. However, without a pipeline of skilled workers to deliver planned projects, the sector may be unable to fulfill its potential.



This course targets those wishing to enter the plumbing and gas fitting trades. Successful completion will provide direct articulation into an indentured workmanship in plumbing and gas fitting.


We deliver a wide range of accredited training courses. We pride ourselves on our innovative approach to developing and delivering training providing a competitive edge to those working in the painting and decorating industry.


The course teaches bricklaying from scratch however, we are also able to tailor to suit the individual and can design courses from building a garden wall to an extension or garage. Our courses will act as a great basis for work within the bricklaying industry.

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During this Carpentry course students will learn how to: use hand tools such as chisels, planes etc., cut basic joints, cut and fit dado rails, architraves, skirtings and doorstops, erect a stud-wall, fit a door lining/frame, hang a door and fit a Lock.[/bsf-info-box]

Our introductory Wall and Floor Tiling course will cover aspects such as preparing areas, setting out, cutting and laying tiles and finishing (grouting and cleaning). We teach participants about the different adhesives and tiles available and explain all of the tools used to complete a tiling installation. The curriculum includes how to tile around windows and reveal socketed areas and splash-backs.

Students learn by way of practical demonstration and application, under supervision of experienced Tiling instructors. This course is entirely hands-on and students will be tiling within minutes of arriving on the course.

The principles of plastering will be taught in a hands-on fashion. The course is entirely work-shop based under the guidance of our plastering instructors who will ensure that students finish their training with the confidence to tackle required plastering jobs.

During this plastering course students will learn about Health & Safety and PPE, how to cut and fix plaster board to walls and ceilings, how to tape standard and internal joint so cut and fix angle beads around windows and reveals, how to prepare surfaces before plastering using bonding plaster and finishing plaster, ensuring a flat finished surface ready for decorating, how to mix plastering materials, how to skim walls, how to skim ceilings and how to apply PVA adhesive Unibond to existing surfaces.