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

Bricklaying (CSkills Awards Level 1 Diploma)

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 will study both the theory and practical aspects...

Bricklaying (CSkills Awards Level 2 Diploma)

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 teaching will take place in our fully equipped...

Bricklaying (CSkills Awards Level 3)

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 teaching will take place in our fully equipped...

Carpentry & Joinery (CSkills Awards Level 1 Diploma)

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 will study both the theory and practical aspects...

Carpentry & Joinery (CSkills Awards Level 2 Diploma)

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 doors through the techniques used in roof work....

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...

Construction & the Built Environment (Level 2) - on the coast (Leiston)

This course is based at Suffolk New College - on the coast (Seaward Avenue, Leiston) This qualification will help develop a foundation of practical skills and knowledge required to work within the construction industry. By looking at key principles students...

Construction Multi-Skills (Cskills Level 1 Diploma)

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 and qualified staff. Students will study technical...

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...

Painting & Decorating (CSkills Awards Level 2 Diploma)

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 roller, wall and ceiling coverings, decorative finishes by...

Painting & Decorating (CSkills Awards Level 3 Diploma)

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 under guidance from qualified and experienced staff. You...

Site Carpentry (CSkills Awards Level 3 Diploma)

You will learn to develop complex site carpentry techniques such as roofs with hips, valleys and dormer windows. All teaching will take place in our fully equipped workshops and classrooms under guidance from highly qualified and experienced staff. You must...