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Construction

We are one of the largest providers of construction training in the Midlands, and we’ve invested heavily in our facilities, so you’ll have access to industry-standard workshops and fantastic resources. In fact, we have been highly recommended by the construction sector body, the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), so you can be confident you will be in a great learning environment. 

Our teaching staff have had years of experience in industry, so they know just how to help set you up for a great career. 

We have well-established links with construction employers and there will be plenty of opportunities for you to work on real projects. Our students and apprentices were part of the team building Nottingham’s tram system and they are involved in many other building projects around the city, including our very own brand new City Hub! 

You will gain valuable work experience with industry partners and may even get the opportunity to take part in one of our well-established international work experience projects. You could even take part in competitions, to show off the skills you’ve learned and add to your CV

Choosing a course or apprenticeship with us will ensure you lay the foundations for a successful future in the construction industry.

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Bricklaying (Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re looking to get a better understanding of the trade and want to gain some valuable skills that will help set you up as a professional bricklayer.

Bricklaying (Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’ve already got an understanding of bricklaying and want to gain the right skills at the right level to begin your career in the trade.

Bricklaying (Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma) - Full-time

This qualification is aimed at you if you are looking to work in the construction industry specifically as an advanced craftsperson in bricklaying.

Carpentry and Joinery (Entry Level Certificate) - Full-time

This course is designed to help candidates learn, develop, and practice the skills necessary for employment and/or advancing in the field of carpentry and joinery.

Carpentry and Joinery (Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re looking to get a better understanding of the trade and want to gain some valuable skills that will help set you up as a professional carpenter and/or joiner.

Construction Skills (Multi-skills) (Entry 3 City & Guilds Extended Certificate) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you have no previous construction knowledge and you want to find out what’s involved in the industry.

Gas - Boilers and Water Heaters ACS (CENWAT1) - Part-time

This assessment tests gas safety competence in installing, commissioning, exchanging, disconnecting, servicing, repairing and breakdown domestic central heating boilers and water heaters.

Gas - Carbon Monoxide/ Dioxide Dwelling Atmosphere (CMDDA1) Training and Assessment - Part-time

The CMDDA1 qualification is designed for gas engineers that wish to undertake investigations for the reports of CO alarm activation, fumes, and smells.

Gas - Change Over Natural Gas to Liquid Petroleum (CoNGLP1) Assessment

The Gas Safety Assessment covers the core competencies needed to obtain the Gas Safe certification for working with LPG.

Gas - Cookers ACS (CKR1) - Part-time

This assessment tests the gas safety competence in installing, exchanging, disconnecting, servicing, repairing, breakdown and commissioning domestic cooking appliances.

Gas - Core Safety Assessment ACS (CCN1) - Part-time

The Core Gas Safety Assessment covers the core competencies needed to obtain the Gas Safe certification.

Gas - Domestic Gas Foundation Managed Learning Programme - Part-time

If you are looking to enter the gas industry, then this course could be perfect for you!

Gas - Domestic Unvented Hot Water Initial

This assessment enables experienced plumbers to become qualified in Domestic Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems including installation, maintenance and commissioning.

Gas - Domestic Unvented Hot Water Reassessment

This assessment enables experienced plumbers to remain qualified in Domestic Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems including installation, maintenance and commissioning.

Gas - Energy Efficiency Building Regulations ACS (Part L)

This course is aimed at heating installers that wish to self certificate their work via a competent persons scheme.

Gas - Fires ACS (HTR1) - Part-time

This Gas Safety Assessment tests the gas safety competence in installing, exchanging, disconnecting, servicing, repairing, breakdown and commissioning domestic open, balanced and fan assisted flued gas fires and wall heaters, and flue-less gas fires.

Gas - Initial Assessment Domestic Gas Foundation ACS (DGF MLP) - Part-time

This assessment is aimed at candidates that have successfully completed and are in receipt of a Domestic Gas Foundation Certificate.

Gas - Laundry ACS (LAU1)

This Gas Safety Assessment tests the gas safety competence in installing, exchanging, disconnecting, servicing, repairing, breakdown and commissioning domestic laundry tumble dryers.

Gas - Legionella Control - Part-time

This course is aimed at plumbing and heating engineers that wish to have a clear understanding of the control measures to risk assess, prevent, and disinfect against the spread of legionella bacteria within domestic water systems.

Gas - Meters ACS (MET1) - Part-time

This assessment tests the gas safety competence in installing, exchanging, removing and commissioning domestic gas meters.

Gas - Re-Assessment ACS Core Safety (CCN1) Plus Elements

The core and elements Re-assessment covers the competencies required for Gas Safe registration.

Gas - Warm Air Unit ACS (DAH1)

This Gas Safety Assessment tests the gas safety competence in installing, exchanging, disconnecting, servicing, repairing, breakdown and commissioning domestic warm air units.

Gas - Water Heater ACS (WAT1) - Part-time

This course is perfect if: you an existing gas engineer wishing to extend your scope for appliances within the domestic gas industry.

Gas - Water Regulations and Byelaws

The course is aimed at engineers that require knowledge of the Water Regulations England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Water Byelaws Scotland.

Gas - Widney Fire (HTRLP2)

This Gas Safety Assessment tests the gas safety competence in installing, exchanging, disconnecting, servicing, repairing, breakdown and commissioning of an LPG gas fire typically found in LAV and RPH.

Gas – ACS Update Training and Assessment CCN1 and Elements – Part Time

This update training and assessment is for existing gas engineers that are approaching 5 yearly re-assessment. 2 days of update training prior to assessment, covering Core competencies (CCN1) and elements to maintain Gas Safe Registration.

Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (BTEC Level 1 Award) 19+ - Part-time

This course is perfect for those wanting to work on a construction site. The qualification is a mandatory requirement for all new labourers who want to hold a CSCS green card.

HNC Construction Management for England (HTQ) (Level 4) - Full-time

This HNC in Construction Management - with HTQ status - aims to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals; well-equipped to meet the demands of the construction sector and able to adapt to a constantly-changing world.

HNC Modern Methods of Construction for England (HTQ) (Level 4) - Full-time

This HNC in Modern Methods of Construction - with HTQ status - prepares construction professionals for the management of new and innovative forms of procurement, design and construction.

Home DIY - Part-time

This course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn basic home improvement skills and gain the confidence to tackle DIY projects around the house.

Installation and Maintenance of Heat Pump Systems (Non-refrigerant Circuits BPEC Level 3 Award) - Part-time

If you are a qualified plumber and want to expand your knowledge to include the installation and maintenance of heat pumps, then this is the course for you.

Painting and Decorating (Entry Level Certificate) - Full-time

This course is designed to help candidates learn, develop, and practice the skills necessary for employment and/or advancing in the field of painting and decorating.

Painting and Decorating (Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’ve got a passion for painting and decorating and want to get to grips with what’s involved in a job in the industry, either as an employee or as a self-employed painter and decorator.

Painting and Decorating (Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you already have some painting and decorating skills and are looking to take your learning to another level.

Plastering (Entry Level Certificate) - Full-time

This course is designed to help candidates learn, develop, and practice the skills necessary for employment and/or advancing in the field of plastering.

Plastering (Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you have a good eye for detail, have good coordination and enjoy physical work. There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing a well plastered wall and knowing that you did it!

Plastering (Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’ve already got an understanding of plastering and want to gain the right skills at the right level to begin your career in the trade.

Plumbing (Entry Level Certificate) - Full-time

This course is designed to help candidates learn, develop, and practice the skills necessary for employment and/or advancing in the field of plumbing.

Plumbing (Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you would like to develop the skills you’ll need for a career as a plumber or perhaps related field such as gas or heating engineer.

Plumbing Studies (Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you have a genuine interest in learning about the technology and practices involved in plumbing and are looking to pursue a career as a plumber or in a related trade.

Site Carpentry (Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’ve got a keen eye for detail, enjoy woodwork and making things and have a genuine interest in pursuing a career as a carpenter or joiner.

Site Carpentry (Level 3 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you want a career in the industry and hold a lower level qualification already, or are already employed and require an industry-recognised qualification to add to your portfolio.

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