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Building a Brighter Future

Build It International (BII) a non-government organisation operating in Zambia, southern Africa, becomes a recognised NOCN centre.

As a development charity, Build It International (BII) has been working in Zambia for the past ten years creating opportunities for young people and their communities through skills training and essential community building projects.

BII is delivering a programme of bespoke, entry-level construction courses through its new construction training centre in Lusaka.

BII offers young, unemployed people training in Brick and Blocklaying, Rough Carpentry, Painting and Plastering and Rendering; all skills urgently needed in the local construction sector.

Through collaborating with NOCN contract staff member, Ralph Need provided quality assurance guidance, curriculum development and facilitated the steps for BII to become an NOCN centre.

NOCN will oversee the quality assurance, independent validation and certification for four BII’s training programmes and provide some technical support.

BII accredited employability courses are designed to help young people secure sustainable work with local employers.

In addition to its training programme BII has completed 44 community build projects including the construction of schools and health clinics, supporting close to 300,000 people over ten years.

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