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: Successful Interview
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM

Full or Part Time

  • Level 1, 2 and 3 City & Guilds 6705 Diploma in Bricklaying
    ENTRY: Successful Interview
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 1, 2 and 3 City & Guilds 6707 Diploma in Painting and Decorating
    ENTRY: Successful interview
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 1, 2 and 3 City & Guilds 6706 Diploma in Site Carpentry
    ENTRY: Successful Interview
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 2 City and Guilds 6709 Diploma in Awareness of Construction Operations
    ENTRY: 1 GCSE grades D (or above) or Multi Skills at Merit grade
    DURATION: 1 or 2 years
  • Level 2 and 3 City & Guilds 6189 Diploma in Plumbing
    ENTRY: GCSE Maths grade C & Employment
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 2 and 3 City & Guilds 2365 Diploma in Electrical Installation
    ENTRY: 2 GCSEs at grade C including Maths and 1 GCSE grade D in English & Employment
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Construction & the Built Environment
    ENTRY: Three GCSEs at grade C including Maths and English
    DURATION: 2 years
  • Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment
    ENTRY: 2 A Levels/ Nationals Merit
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM