Providing construction, functional skills and life training to young people.

Our Services

At Essex Youth Build, we offer a range of services aimed at empowering young people with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the construction industry and beyond. Our programs are designed to provide practical experience, valuable qualifications, and essential life skills.

Construction Training


Hands-on training in various construction trades, including carpentry, bricklaying, and plumbing.

Functional Skills


Courses in math, English, and ICT to ensure our trainees have the essential skills needed for employment and further education.

Life Skills


Training in communication, teamwork, and problem-solving to prepare young people for the challenges of the workplace.

Job Placement Assistance

Job Placement

Support in finding work placements, internships, and full-time employment opportunities.

Empowering Youth for a Better Future

Our mission is to equip young people with the skills, confidence, and qualifications they need to build a successful future in the construction industry.

Our Mission and Values

At Essex Youth Build, our mission is to provide a safe and supportive learning environment where young people can thrive. Based in Hoffmanns Way, Chelmsford, we are dedicated to helping our students gain essential trade skills, such as joinery, brickwork, and electrical work.

Led by Hayley Pearce, our team is passionate about empowering youth through practical, hands-on training and comprehensive educational programs. We believe in nurturing each individual’s potential, offering not only construction skills but also crucial functional skills like English, Math, and ICT.

We work closely with families, carers, support workers, and social workers to ensure a holistic approach to each student’s development. Our goal is to equip our students with the qualifications, confidence, and experience needed to build successful careers and make positive contributions to their communities.

Why Choose Essex Youth Build


Learn from industry professionals with years of experience.


Practical, real-world training to ensure you're job-ready.


A friendly, inclusive atmosphere where everyone is encouraged to succeed.


Gain qualifications that are respected by employers nationwide.

See Us in Action

Explore our gallery to see the amazing work our students are doing and the vibrant community at Essex Youth Build.

What We Do


Essex Youth Build gave me the skills and confidence to pursue a career in construction.
John Doe
The training and support I received were outstanding. I now have a job I love!
Jane Smith
Thanks to Essex Youth Build, I feel ready to take on any challenge.
Alex Brown

Working With

We are proud to be working with the leading organisations in the industry, ensuring our programs meet the highest standards.

Community Work

Look at our recent engagements with the community and the work completed

Apply Now

Ready to take the next step towards a rewarding career in the construction industry? Apply now or get in touch with our team to find out more about our programs and how we can help you achieve your goals. Whether you’re interested in our training courses, need more information, or want to discuss your options, we’re here to assist you. Fill out the form below, and a member of our team will contact you shortly.

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