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Construction

Led by instructors boasting years of industry experience, all of our courses offer up-to-date insights into your selected trade.

Our purpose-built, state-of-the-art Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre offers facilities for hands-on practical experience in brickwork, carpentry and electrical installation, as well as dedicated study spaces where you can work in groups or on solo projects.

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What can I study?

Brickwork - Level 1

Kickstart your trade career with our Brickwork Level 1 course!

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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Brickwork - Level 2

Get into the brickwork trade with our Level 2 Brickwork course!

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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Brickwork - Level 3

Expand on your brickwork knowledge with our Level 3 course!

Length: 2 Years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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Carpentry - Level 1

Start your carpentry career with our Level 1 course

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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Carpentry - Level 2

Learn about the carpentry trade with our Level 2 course

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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Carpentry - Level 3

Expand on your carpentry knowledge with our Level 3 course

Length: 2 Years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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Electrical Installation - Level 2

Gain skills needed for the electrical trade with our Level 2 course!

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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Electrical Installation - Level 3

Enhance your knowledge of inspection, testing and design on this Level 3 Electrical Installation course!

Length: 2 Years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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Electrotechnical Engineering - T Level

Length: 2 Years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Kidderminster College

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Property Maintenance - Level 1

Construct a career in Property Maintenance with our hands-on Level 1 course. Develop skills in the key construction trade areas.

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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Property Maintenance - Level 2

Level up your trade skills in Property Maintenance. Progress from our Level 1 in Property Maintenance and dive deeper into the construction trades.

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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What can I do with a qualification in Construction?

Daily tasks:

  • Visits and advises clients on the use and servicing of electrical and electronic systems and equipment.
  • Diagnoses and detects faults and implements procedures to maintain efficient operation of systems and equipment.
  • Plans installation methods, checks completed installation for safety and controls or undertakes the initial running of the new electrical or electronic equipment or system.
  • Sets up equipment, undertakes tests, takes readings, performs calculations and records and interprets data.
  • Plans and prepares work and test schedules based on specifications and drawings.

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Daily tasks:

  • Levels, aligns and embeds stone in mortar and faces brick, concrete or steel frame with stone to make and repair structures.
  • Uses hand and power tools to shape, trim, carve, cut letters in and polish stone.
  • Spreads mortar on foundations and bricks, and places, levels and aligns bricks in mortar bed.
  • Marks and cuts stone using hammers, mallet and hand or pneumatic chisels.
  • Examines drawings, photographs and specifications to determine job requirements.

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Daily tasks:

  • Maintains and repairs woodwork and fittings.
  • Checks accuracy of work with square, rule and spirit level.
  • Aligns and fixes prepared wood pieces by screwing, nailing, gluing and dowelling to form frames, shop fronts, counter units, decking, theatrical sets, furniture, small wooden craft, scale models and wooden templates.
  • Selects and measures appropriate wood and cuts, shapes and drills to specification using saws, planes, chisels and other power or hand tools.
  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine job requirements.

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Daily tasks:

  • Stains, waxes and french polishes wood surfaces by hand.
  • Mixes adhesive or removes self-adhesive backing and positions covering material on wall, matching up patterns where appropriate and removing wrinkles and air bubbles by hand or brush.
  • Applies primer, undercoat and finishing coat(s) using brush, roller, or spray equipment.
  • Prepares surfaces by cleaning, sanding and filling cracks and holes with appropriate filler.
  • Erects working platform or scaffolding up to five metres in height.

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Daily tasks:

  • Checks fire and safety equipment for adequate functioning.
  • Undertakes minor repairs and notifies owner of need for major repairs.
  • Controls heating, lighting and security systems.
  • Supervises and/or undertakes the cleaning and maintenance of premises.
  • Locks and unlocks doors and entrances at appropriate times.

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What can I do with a qualification in Construction?

How can I progress?

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Higher Education

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