Construction

Construction

Construction Overview

Our construction qualifications extend from basic craft awards through to technical and professional qualifications.

You will benefit from dedicated workshops, equipped with machines and facilities to support the specific trades offered. Our workshop areas are supported by resource rooms that provide open access to reference material and computing facilities. Study programmes are delivered by well-qualified and experienced staff, with the necessary industrial knowledge to enhance and enlighten your learning experience.

Available Construction courses

Abrasive Wheels (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley. This one day training course will teach you the key features of abrasive wheels.In this course you will learn the features of an abrasive wheel and how to...

Bench Joinery (Level 2 Diploma)

This course is based at our Ipswich Campus This programme offers both practical and theory lessons which are designed to enable you to learn all about bench joinery. All students who have not achieved a grade 4 or above in GCSE...

Bench Joinery (Level 3 Diploma)

This course is based at our Ipswich Campus The Level 3 Diploma in Bench Joinery has been designed to allow you to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding enabling you to work in the industry of your chosen craft. Training takes...

Bricklaying (CSkills Awards Level 1 Diploma)

This course is based at our Ipswich campus. This foundation programme of study has been designed to give you a general introduction to the basic skills needed to progress into a career within the construction industry, as a bricklayer. You...

Bricklaying (CSkills Awards Level 2 Diploma)

This course is based at our Ipswich campus. Learn the techniques used in modern building methods that will prepare you for working as a skilled bricklayer. These include solid wall construction, cavity wall construction, and setting out masonry structures. All...

Bricklaying (CSkills Awards Level 3)

Learn the techniques used in modern building methods that will prepare you for working as a skilled bricklayer. The learners will learn about complex work such as decorative brick patterns, angled brickwork,chimney stacks and fireplaces. All teaching will take...

Carpentry & Joinery (CSkills Awards Level 1 Diploma)

This course is based at our Ipswich campus. This foundation programme of study has been designed to give you a general introduction to the basic skills needed to progress into a career within the construction industry as a Carpenter. You...

Carpentry & Joinery (Level 1 Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery is designed to prepare learners to enter the Construction Industry in their chosen individual craft. It has been specifically developed for delivery in...

Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting (CS30) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley, and multiple course dates are offered. For beginners intending to use chainsaws for domestic, business, or leisure activities, to achieve a basic competence award as required by PUWER. This...

Civil Engineering - Progression Route BSc (Hons)

This course has very strong links with industry and is delivered on a part-time, day release basis and are specifically aimed at students who are working within the industry and being sponsored in their studies by their employers. A number...

Civil Engineering (FdSc)

This course has very strong links with industry and is delivered on a part-time, day release basis and is specifically aimed at students who are working within the industry and being sponsored in their studies by their employers. A number...

Civil Engineering BA (Hons) [degree apprenticeship]

This Degree Apprenticeship programme is designed for those interested in working as designers, engineers or managers within the Civil Engineering and Construction industry and who are employed as apprentices by their employer. It provides a thorough grounding in the role...

Construction Multi-Skills (Cskills Level 1 Diploma)

This course is based at our Ipswich campus. This introductory programme of study has been designed to give students a general introduction to a broad range of construction skills. Practical activities are completed in fully-resourced workshops led by highly competent...

Construction Multi-Skills (Cskills Level 1 Diploma) - on the coast (Leiston)

This course is based at Suffolk New College - on the coast (Seaward Avenue, Leiston) This introductory programme of study has been designed to give students a general introduction to a broad range of construction skills. Practical activities are completed...

Construction Multi-Skills (Cskills Level 1 Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This introductory programme of study has been designed to give students a general introduction to a broad range of construction skills. Practical activities are completed in fully-resourced workshops led by...

Construction Multi-Skills (Cskills Level 2 Certificate) - on the coast (Halesworth)

This course is based at our Halesworth campus This introductory programme of study has been designed to give students a general introduction to a broad range of construction skills. Practical activities are completed in fully resourced workshops led by highly...

Construction Multi-Skills (CSkills Level 2 Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus This introductory programme of study has been designed to give students a general introduction to a broad range of construction skills. Practical activities are completed in fully resourced workshops led...

Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction (T Level)

This course is based at our Ipswich campus. This 2-year course has been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares students for work. Click to watch the T-Level student...

Painting & Decorating (CSkills Awards Level 2 Diploma)

This course is based at our Ipswich campus. You will learn techniques used in modern building methods that will prepare you for working as a skilled painter and decorator. These include applying oil-based, eggshell, and emulsion paints by brush and...

Plastering (Level 1) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The course contains a mixture of both practical and theory. The aim of the course is to give you a general understanding of plastering including; health and safety, rendering, plaster...

Plastering (Level 2) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The aim of the course is to give you an understanding of all aspects of solid and fibrous plastering, and it contains a mixture of both practical and theory. All...

Site Carpentry (CSkills Awards Level 2 Diploma)

This course is based at our Ipswich campus. Learn the techniques used in modern building methods that will prepare you for working as a skilled carpenter, including learning how to make a set of stairs and hang a variety of...

Site Carpentry (Level 3) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The course contains a mixture of both practical and theory. The aim of the course is to give you an understanding of site carpentry including; health and safety, floors, roofs,...