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Free equipment

Great news! Students who join us in September 2021 on a Construction course will receive free equipment to help them with their studies. (Full time students only. Learner Support Fund eligibility criteria applies – enquire at enrolment.)

Interested in Refrigeration and Air Con? Robin and his team tell you about our courses here.

Thinking about studying Civil Engineering? Kevin Swain can tell you more here.

Thinking of studying Construction at South & City College? Carpentry, Brickwork, Plastering, Painting & Decorating, Tiling, Air Con, Civil Engineering – we offer a wide range of hands-on courses. Meet our tutors below or take a virtual 360 tour of our construction workshops to find out more.

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Apply or find out more
If you’re ready to apply now, choose your course below and apply directly from the course page. Need to know more? Book a call with one of our friendly admissions staff, who can answer your questions and guide you through the application process.

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, from bricklayers, carpenters and decorators, to electricians and plumbers. Skilled trades people are in demand to work on large scale building projects and will always be needed to improve our homes and the buildings we see around us.

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Why Study Construction Courses With Us?

  • Our courses range from Level 1 right up to university level. Full-time, part-time and Apprenticeship courses are available
  • We offer a range of construction training in traditional disciplines; taster courses in a variety of trades are available if you are unsure what suits you best
  • We are reacting to changes in the industry and are now offering courses in green technologies such as solar panel installation
  • We offer work experience as part of your study programme
  • You will learn in our purpose-built workshops and heavily invested in construction centre, where you will 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
  • You will learn from tutors with credible industry experience

Your Future in Construction

Construction never stands still and neither will your career, whether you're starting out in trainee construction jobs or looking for your next challenge. You will find lots of opportunities to build your skills while making a good living, with the industry set to need more and more skilled people in future. 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.

Why not join them? Take a look at our range of courses.

Study Hub

Start your studies early with course materials, learning resources and more.
Whether you want a taste of what your course has to offer, or you’re keen to start studying early, our Study Hub is a space for future students to download course materials and learning resources uploaded by your course tutors. Click here to visit our study hub.