If you're good with your hands and you enjoy making or fixing things, then a career in construction could be for you. Our full-time study programmes and Apprenticeships include:
In College, you'll learn the tricks of the trade from experienced tutors in spacious workshops, using industry-standard tools and materials.
The Construction industry provides the opportunity to work on a range of different projects, both at home and abroad, with the chance of one day becoming your own boss. Construction training will give you the opportunity to work as an:
All courses have a large amount of practical activity associated with them and are backed up with the underpinning knowledge through structured theory sessions.
On completion of one of our Construction programmes, you could progress to one of the many Construction programmes offered by the University of Bolton, leading to a host of exciting careers.
I was completely new to this subject at the beginning and there have been so many different topics to explore, including mechanical and electrical engineering and building regulations. There are plenty of industry-experienced tutors who share their knowledge and I've even got to work on-site with Eric Wright Group!
Georgie Moorhouse, Construction BTEC Level 3 - studied at St Wilfrid's School, Blackburn
The tutors are great. My plan is to progress to university and then become a qualified Surveyor.
Russel Kaziboni, Construction BTEC Level 3
For me, this programme was an easier alternative to A-Levels but I’ll still end up coming out with the same grades. The students and tutors are nice and the College itself is really modern – we even use the different levels and floors for our surveying. After I finish, I’d like to become an apprentice and stay here to study for a HNC or HND. I want to be an Architect or Project Manager so I’d recommend this programme as a good starting point to get into the industry.
Kane Markland, Construction BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 - studied at Mount St. Joseph School