Construction and the Built Environment

Consider a career in this dynamic, creative and technologically advanced industry and make your mark in the world around you. There are so many jobs and routes into construction and coupled with the fact there are skills shortages, there is no better time to join this vibrant industry.

The programme area offers state of the art facilities with experienced master craftsmen and women as tutors. Progression through our courses may lead you onto the technical courses and onwards to a degree.

We have strong links with industry with 95% of students gaining employment within their chosen field with pass rates well above the UK average.

 

Available courses

Full Time

  • City & Guilds Diploma in Construction Skills - Level 1
    ENTRY: Successful Interview
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM

Full or Part Time

  • Bricklaying - City & Guilds - Level 1, 2 and 3
    ENTRY: Successful Interview
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • City and Guilds - Level 2 - Awareness of Construction Operations
    ENTRY: 1 GCSE grades D (or above) or Multi Skills at Merit grade
    DURATION: 1 or 2 years
  • Electrical Installation City & Guilds - Level 2 and 3
    ENTRY: GCSE C Maths grade C, English grade D & Employment
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • Higher National Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment
    ENTRY: 2 A Levels/ Nationals Merit
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • National Diploma in Construction & the Built Environment
    ENTRY: Three GCSEs at grade C including Maths and English
    DURATION: 2 years
  • Painting & Decorating - City & Guilds - Level 1, 2 and 3
    ENTRY: Minimum of 2 GCSEs grade D including English or equivalent
    DURATION: 3 years
  • Plumbing - City & Guilds Level 2
    ENTRY: GCSE Maths grade C & Employment
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • Site Carpentry - City & Guilds - Levels 1, 2 and 3
    ENTRY: Successful Interview
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM