Construction Courses

Build your career in construction and gain construction skills at our purpose built centres. We have a range of construction courses, from entry level to higher education, apprenticeships and part time and full time courses.[Read more]

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Construction

Build your career in construction and gain construction skills at our purpose built centres. We have a range of construction courses, from entry level to higher education, apprenticeships and part time and full time courses.

The construction industry

Construction is one of the biggest industries in the UK, employing around 7% of our workforce which is about two million people. There are a huge range of jobs available in the construction industry from bricklayers, carpenters, plasterers, painter and decorators, electricians and plumbers, and they are in demand to not only work on large scale building projects, but skilled trades people will always be needed to repair and improve our homes and the buildings we see around us.

Construction at South and City College Birmingham

We offer a range of construction training, from the traditional disciplines such as electrician courses, plumbing courses, plastering courses, carpentry courses and bricklaying courses or if you are unsure which trade you are most suited to, we offer taster courses where you can get a feel of a variety of trades to see which suits you the best. We are also reacting to changes in the industry and are now offering courses in green technologies such as solar panel installation.

You will learn in our purpose built workshops, from tutors who have worked in the industry themselves. We have invested heavily in our construction centre, ensuring that you have access to industry standard resources and equipment. You can build a wall and knock it down, wallpaper a chimney breast and fix a leak on a boiler – all within our workshops in the college.

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As a construction student at South and City College, you will be able to get involved in real projects, take part in regional and national competitions and get the hands-on experience you need to kick start your career.

We have built some great relationships with the regional construction industry, and many of our students take advantage of this getting work experience placements, jobs and apprenticeships with employers such as Carillion, Thomas Vale Construction and Tyler Parks.

Your future in construction

After studying a construction course at South and City College Birmingham, there will be a huge range of job options open to you in the construction industry. It is also a great sector to work in if you want to be your own boss as over a third of people in the industry run their own company or are self-employed. Our students have gone on to work on national projects, set up their own businesses or work on projects abroad.

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