Construction and the Built Environment

Nottingham College is one of the largest providers of construction training in the Midlands with a great reputation amongst employers!

You’ll be studying in our new £27m Basford Hall campus, with its industry standard workshops and first-rate facilities.

All our lecturers have years of experience in the field behind them, so you’ll be learning from the best in the business, in a supportive environment which is geared to setting you up for a great career. Our staff are industry professionals who understand the challenges of combining part-time study with full-time employment, so you'll be in safe hands!

We have great links with employers: we hold eight established partnerships with the largest construction employers in the UK who regularly offer our students the opportunity to get their hands on exciting projects. Our students have recently been working on Nottingham’s tram system. 

Funding for employers

The CITB Grants Scheme has been put in place to ensure the long-term growth and development of the industry. Grants are available that contribute towards the cost of training, recognised qualifications and development. 

All employers who are registered with CITB are eligible to claim a grant, providing they meet certain terms and conditions. Grants are available to help with a range of areas from Apprenticeship support to training and development plans for the whole business.  For further details of the CITB grant, visit: or call 0344 994 4455.

Highlights from Nottingham College

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A Level students have their sights firmly set on Oxford


Hard-working A Level students Talia and Oliver have secured places at the prestigious University of Oxford.

College Statement on Student Mariam Moustafa


Today (Thursday 15 March) the College is shocked and saddened to report the death of 18 year old engineering student Mariam Moustafa following a violent assault in Nottingham City Centre on 20 February.

Charlotte's made-up about her dream career


From weddings, proms and fashion shows to theatre productions, TV adverts and even feature films! These are just some of the exciting jobs that talented Charlotte has been working on since graduating from College.

Sofia’s career journey is becoming beautiful


Sofia's apprenticeship career path is steering her in a beautiful direction

Talented graphic designers help launch OWEN Trust


Design student Dean creates winning OWEN Trust logo, helping to raise awareness about open water safety.

Award winning Ruddington Arms team plan to shake & stir students with Small Plates & Cocktails event


The Ruddington Arms is collaborating with our Adams Restaurant again for a one-off Small Plates and Cocktails Evening.

Students Celebrate the Women of Nottingham


Photography students at Nottingham College have launched a unique campaign to celebrate International Women’s Day today (Thursday 8 March 2018).

Businesses pledge to help young people develop their digital skills


The College hosted Nottingham's first Digital Skills Summit last week which was attended by more than 50 delegates from local digital businesses.

College Apprenticeship Fair broadens pupil career horizons


Apprenticeship Fair motivates school learners

Automotive apprenticeship helps motor vehicle enthusiast steam ahead


Auto repair apprenticeship steers Callum in the right direction

Construction apprenticeship helps Ewan build his future


Ewan's apprenticeship helps construct his future

Council give College City Hub development the green light


Plans approved for two new developments as new Broadmarsh area starts to take shape

Charmaine’s community learning experience gives her a fresh start


Charmaine gains her first job through Community Learning Academy

MasterChef finalists inspire culinary stars of the future


Hospitality and Catering students got the chance to work alongside finalists from the BBC 2 cooking show MasterChef: The Professionals today (16th February) as part of a special restaurant takeover.