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

  • Level 1 - City & Guilds - 6219 Diploma in Construction Skills
    ENTRY: Aptitude Test and a successful interview
    DURATION: 1 year, starts 3rd Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 1 - City and Guilds - 6706 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery
    ENTRY: Successful interview
    DURATION: 1 year, starts 3rd Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 1 - City and Guilds - 6705 Diploma in Bricklaying
    ENTRY: Successful interview
    DURATION: 36 weeks, starts 3rd Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 1 - 6707 Diploma in Painting and Decorating
    ENTRY: Successful interview
    DURATION: 36 weeks, starts 3rd Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 2 - City and Guilds - 2365 Diploma in Electrical Installation
    ENTRY: 2 GCSEs grade C including Maths and 1 GCSE grade D in English or 1 GCSE at grade C in Maths and Level 1 Multi Skills Qual at merit grade
    DURATION: 2 years, starts 3rd Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 2 - City and Guilds - 6189 Diploma in Plumbing and Domestic Heating
    ENTRY: You will need to have a minimum of 1 GCSE grade C in Maths/Science/English or Multi Skills Qual at merit grade.
    DURATION: 2 years, starts 3rd Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 3 - BTEC National Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
    ENTRY: Three GCSE’s at grade C including Maths and English. Alternatively applications from experienced construction operatives will be considered on their own merit.
    DURATION: 2 years, starts 3rd Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM

Part Time

  • Level 2 - 6707 Diploma in Painting and Decorating
    ENTRY: Successful interview
    DURATION: 36 weeks, starts 11th Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 2 - City and Guilds - 6705 Diploma in Bricklaying
    ENTRY: Successul interview. Employment with a relevant employer and GCSEs are an advantage.
    DURATION: 36 weeks, starts 10th Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 2 - City and Guilds - 6706 Diploma in Site Carpentry
    ENTRY: L1 Dip in Carpentry and Joinery, employment and a successful interview
    DURATION: 36 weeks, starts 13th Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 3 - City and Guilds - 6706 Diploma in Site Carpentry
    ENTRY: L2 Diploma in Site Carpentry, employment and a successful interview
    DURATION: 36 weeks, starts 12th Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 3 - 6707 Painting and Decorating
    ENTRY: Successful interview / Employer and GCSEs
    DURATION: 36 weeks, starts 12th Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 3 - City and Guilds - 2365 Diploma in Electrical Installation
    ENTRY: L2 Diploma in Electrical Installation and Employer
    DURATION: 36 weeks, starts 14th Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 3 - City and Guilds - 6705 Diploma in Bricklaying
    ENTRY: Successful completion of L2 / Employment with a relevant employer and a successful interview
    DURATION: 36 weeks, starts 12th Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 3 - City and Guilds - 6035 Diploma in Plumbing Studies
    ENTRY: Successfully achieved Level 2 plumbing and domestic heating. Additionally you will need to be employed and registered with the Department of Enterprise, who can be contacted on 686400.
    DURATION: 36 weeks, starts 14th Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 3 - BTEC National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
    ENTRY: Three GCSE’s at grade C including Maths and English. Alternatively applications from experienced construction operatives will be considered on their own merit.
    DURATION: 2 years, starts 11th Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 4 - BTEC Higher National Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment
    ENTRY: Entry onto the course requires students to have either 2 A Levels or a National Diploma with merit grade. Students who gain entry by A Level quals may be required to complete additional study. You will undertake an entry assessment during enrolment week.
    DURATION: 2 years, starts 12th Sept 2018
    VENUE: UCM