News & Events


Open Day dates 2018

Chameleon School of Construction will be holding Open Days across all four centres over the next few weeks, where potential new learners will have the opportunity to drop in, meet the team, view the facilities, ask any questions about the courses, and hopefully go on to start on a course with us. The Open Days run from…


Chameleon learners visit construction sites during Open Doors Week

As part of Open Doors Week during 19-23 March, an initiative designed to encourage construction as a career, we were able to arrange for our learners to visit some live construction sites. The work experience they gained is an important part of their development and we were very grateful to the construction companies who worked…


Victory for Chameleon at 2017 Derbyshire Times Business Awards

The multi-award winning Chameleon School of Construction are celebrating another accolade after winning the Inclusion category at the 2017 Derbyshire Times Business Awards last night (9 November). The prestigious event is held annually to recognise and celebrate the best of local business and commerce, so Chameleon School of Construction feel tremendously honoured to have won…


Gypsumtools – Apprentice kits

Gypsumtools is looking to help students out who are at college learning the plastering trade. We aim to help students out by giving them 10% off everything in store or online. Our apprentice kits, are priced at £57.50 + vat (£69) and include the following: Plasterers Scratching Tool Gypsumtools 150mm Plasterers Water Brush Aluminium Hawk…


CSCS – Health and Safety in a Construction Environment available now

This distance learning qualification is aimed at learners who currently work, or want to work, in construction. Successful completion of this qualification will enable learners to apply for the Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) Green Card  which allows access to construction sites in the UK as a non-skilled worker. Unlike the Site Safety Plus you…


Chesterfield Centre

Chameleon School of Construction are pleased to announce we are opening up a new centre in Chesterfield. This centre will focus on construction courses in: – Plastering, Building Maintenance and Brick. Plastering Level 1 Diploma Plastering Level 2 Diploma We can also help employers facilitate apprenticeships in the above areas. Location – Unit 2 Magnet Business…


CSCS Level 1 Health and Safety Course for the 19+ Unemployed

What is CSCS? Construction Skills Certification Scheme CSCS is the leading skills certification scheme within the UK construction industry. CSCS cards provide proof that individuals working on construction sites have the required training and qualifications for the type of work they carry out. The Scheme keeps a database of people working in construction who have achieved, or…


Chameleon School of Construction is Going to Ghana!

In May, a team of 15 Burton Albion Community Trust volunteers (including Angie and Jason) are visiting a rural area of Ghana to spend 10 days volunteering with two NGO schools. The trip supports the African Adventures’ annual Community Development Pledge, which supports and invests in the projects and areas volunteers visit. At the same…