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.

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Available Construction courses

Bench Joinery (Advanced / Level 3)

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...

Bench Joinery (Intermediate Level 2)

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...

Bricklaying (Advanced / 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...

Bricklaying (Intermediate Level 2)

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 (Level 1)

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...

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...

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...

HNC in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction)

This HNC in Construction and the Built Environment is an excellent first step into Higher Education for those who already have a level 3 qualification or are mature applicants, with appropriate work experience. The course is specifically aimed at providing a...

Multi Trades (Level 2 Construction) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campusLevel 2 Multi Trades (Maintenance Operations) This qualification allows candidates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Maintenance Operations. The course covers Health, Safety...

Multi Trades (Level 1 Construction) - on the coast (Halesworth)

This course is based at Suffolk New College - on the coast (Halesworth)\ 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...

Multi Trades (Level 1 Construction) - 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...

Multi Trades (Level 2 Construction) - on the coast (Halesworth)

This course is based at our Halesworth campusLevel 2 Multi Trades (Maintenance Operations) This qualification allows candidates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Maintenance Operations. The course covers Health, Safety and Welfare...

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...

Painting & Decorating (Level 1)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural campus. This qualification is aimed at learners aged 16 and above who work or want to work in the construction industry and specialise in the area of painting and decorating. This qualification is...

Painting & Decorating (Level 3)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural campus. You will learn to develop advanced painting and decorating techniques such as specialist decorative finishes, spraying, and complex paper hanging. All teaching will take place in our fully-equipped workshops and classrooms...

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 (Advanced / 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,...

Site Carpentry (Intermediate Level 2)

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...