If you're thinking about a job within Construction and are keen to develop your skills in one of the related trades, then now has never been a better time.  Within the local area, there is a significant demand for construction based training, with employers very keen to employ local people.

Regionally, the Construction sector continues to grow and over the next five years, over 13,000 construction jobs are expected to be created within the North East.  This is as a result of growth in both Private and Public Housing due to the support of a number of Government funding schemes.  As a result, employers are keen to recruit individuals with the skills they need to develop their businesses in a wide-range of trades including wood trades and interior fit out, bricklaying, plastering and roofing to name a few.


Full Time Courses available:

  • Certificate in Construction Level 1

(Brickwork / Joinery / Plastering / General Construction with opportunity of progression to Level 2 or an Apprenticeship)

  • Diploma in Construction Skills Level 1 & Level 2


Part Time Courses available:

  • Introduction to working in the Construction Industry
  • Level 1 Award in Basic Construction Skills (Improve your DIY skills in Plastering, Joinery, Bricklaying and Paving)


Also available:

  • Apprenticeship in a range of Construction Trades at Intermediate and Advanced Level (including plastering, bricklaying, joinery and general construction)


What could I earn?

BRICKLAYER = £15,000 - £30,000

As a Bricklayer you will build and repair walls inside and outside of properties as well as working on other kinds of brickwork, such as tunnel walls and chimney stacks.


CARPENTER or JOINER = £18,000 - £30,000

As a Carpenter of Joiner you will make and install wooden fixtures and fittings.  You may work in areas such as fitting out shops and bars, building sets for film or TV and on general construction sites. 



As a Building Service Engineer you will design, install and maintain the services that are needed to allow the building to do what it has been designed for.

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