Free courses are being made available to Waltham Forest residents looking to improve their skills and find employment in the construction sector.

The training scheme is being provided by the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) and run at the National Construction College, supported by Waltham Forest Council.

Courses available include an introduction to dry lining, an introduction to brickwork, site safety supervisor training and a CIRSS operative training scheme.

Course will run on dates starting in September, October and November this year or January 2017.

The courses are open to Waltham Forest residents over the age of 18, and no prior qualifications are needed. Proof of residency in the borough will be required.

All of the courses will take place at the National Construction College on Hollydown Way, Leytonstone.

Waltham Forest council cabinet member for economic growth, Cllr Clare Coghill, said: “These free courses are a great way to develop some of the skills needed in order to embark on a successful career in the construction industry.

“I urge Waltham Forest residents to apply for their places now.”

For more information on the courses or to apply with a CV please email: