Training in Prison

Training in prison

Partnered with Novus we operate in a number of prisons in Greater London and beyond.

Our first was in HMP Brixton and we now operate centres in HMP’s Isis, Wandsworth and Pentonville, having also held contracts in HMP’s Coldingley, Feltham, Leeds and Thameside training in dry lining, painting and decorating and scaffolding which gives a broad skill base to join the construction industry when leaving prison.

Our expansion beyond Painting and Decorating has been possible with the support of partners such as Alandale, Encon, Landsec, Knauf, NJC and Nevill Long who have been involved in the development of the dry lining and scaffolding.

These prison training centre models demonstrate the commitment of employers in the sector to train and support people into work in response to the huge need for employees in the construction industry.

In addition, we also train people to become trainers themselves which adds another employment opportunity.

Our training centres give inmates a fantastic opportunity to learn skills and gain qualifications whilst still inside so they are better prepared upon release to obtain employment and resist re-offending.

The courses in custody are open to any interested applicant wanting to learn a new skill or upskill in preparation for release.

Painting and decorating

Painting and Decorating

Dry lining

Dry Lining



Aerial Window Cleaning

How to apply

CSCS, Introduction to Construction and Employability


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