Construction

If you're thinking about a career within the building industry and are keen to develop your skills in one of the related trades, there has never been a better time.  There is significant demand for construction roles in the region and we work with many employers who are keen to employ skilled local people.

We offer a wide range if courses that provide hands-on training to enable you to develop your skills.  All of out time served staff are very knowledgeable and will provide support and encouragement to enable you to reach your potential within the industry.  In addition, we have an excellent track record of finding apprenticeship opportunities for our full-time learners.

 

Learning Methods:

Throughout the length of the course you will learn about the Construction industry in a number of ways such as practical workshop sessions, as well as classroom theory sessions where you will learn about the aspects of construction crafts.

 

Full Time Courses Available:

  • Foundation Learning in Construction Entry

  • Certificate in Construction (Brickwork, Joinery and General Construction) Level 1

  • Diploma in Construction Skills - Maintenance Operations Level 2

  • Diploma in Construction Skills - General Construction (Groundworks) Level 2

  • Diploma in Construction Skills - Brickwork Level 1/ Level 2/ Level 3

  • Diploma in Construction Skills - Carpentry and Joiners (Site and Bench) Level 1/ Level 2/ Level 3

 

Part Time courses Available:

  • Introduction to Working in the Construction Industry

  • Improve your DIY Skills (Level 1 Award in Basic Construction Skills)

  • Basic Plastering for the Home (Level 1 Award in Basic Construction Skills-Plastering)

  • Basic Bricklaying for the Home (Level 1 Award in Basic Construction Skills-Bricklaying)

  • Basic Joinery for the Home (Level 1 Award in Basic Construction-Joinery)

 

For dates, times and costing of Part Time courses, please refer to our Part Time Guide

 

Also available Apprenticeships:

  • Apprenticeships in a range of Construction Trades at Intermediate and Advanced Level

Brickwork

Joinery

Plastering

General Construction

 

What could I earn?

Bricklayer = £15,000 - £40,000

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 = £16,000 - £40,000

As a Carpenter or 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.