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Construction

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Construction
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Currently there is a huge skills shortage in the construction industry and the sector offers a wide range of roles.

Our Construction courses are designed to develop your skills and enhance your career prospects in this sector.

courses available in construction
Entry Level Construction Skills
Level 1 Bricklaying
Level 1 Carpentry and Joinery
Level 1 Electrical
Level 1 Plumbing
Level 2 Bricklaying
Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery
Level 2 Electrical Installation
Level 2 Plumbing
T Level Construction Design, Surveying and Planning
T Level Technical Qualification in Building Services Engineering for Construction
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Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) 2365 - Adult
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Construction courses
Bricklaying courses

These courses are perfect for anyone wanting a career in construction, specifically in Bricklaying, every major construction project needs the help of Bricklayers. This is because construction work would not be possible without them. They are engaged in construction every step of the way and their involvement is crucial towards the completion of any project.

A Bricklayer has the skills and knowledge to build or repair walls in accordance with construction plans.They may also build or refurbish arches or other structures; therefore, they play an important part in any construction team.

Carpentry & joinery courses

The construction industry will need an extra 4,320 wood trades and internal fit-out occupations, every year to meet demand. Carpentry and Joinery plays a vital role in the construction industry from putting down floorboards to fitting skirting and window frames or fixing a new roof to a house. They will work on both commercial and domestic projects which can be extremely varied.

Carpentry and Joinery courses are aimed at students who want to work in the construction industry and specialise in working with wood. You will be introduced to Carpentry and Joinery skills by master craftspeople. This allows students to learn, develop and practice a mixture of theory and practical-based sessions.

Electrical courses

If you want to be an electrician then this is your next step to becoming a fully qualified electrician. During this course you will focus on meeting the standards of the latest IEE Wiring Regulations, including essential aspects of the safety, selection and erection of electrical equipment inspection and testing.

Electro technical knowledge, electrical science and the practical application of theory in the workshop are also included in this course.

There is always a demand for this career path, but it's now higher than ever. As we move towards a net-zero future, the need for highly skilled trade workers will only increase.

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Why study here?

You will gain an understanding of the skills and knowledge that is important when you are working in the construction industry, or progressing to further learning and training in this area.

Students on this course will be offered a Trainee CSCS card (The Construction Skills Certification Scheme) which is a British company that runs a training and qualification verification scheme in the construction industry.

Students on Construction programmes benefit from:

Trainee CSCS card (The Construction Skills Certification Scheme)

Local construction company connections

State-of-the-art facilities

Aspirational
careers

Electricians and Electrical Fitters, Production Managers and Directors in Construction, Chartered Surveyors, Construction Project Managers and Related Professionals, Carpenters & Joiners, Construction and Building Trades Supervisors, Electrician, Commissioning Engineer, Building Service Inspectors, Bricklayer

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Skills Required for Construction
Good attention to detail
Knowledge of maths
Ability to work well with others
Ability to use, repair and maintain machines and tools
Ability to work on your own
Ability to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device
Behaviours Required for construction
Positive and mature attitude
Quality-focussed
Effective communication
Adaptable & problem solver
Team worker
Self-motivation
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