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Construction and the Built Environment

Our courses offer professional qualifications in a range of trades, including Bricklaying, Construction, Electrical and Plumbing.

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Workers Needed

An additional 225,000 worker will be needed by 2027 to keep up with the UK’s construction demands. That’s 45,000 extra workers per year.

Self Employed Workers

The self employed construction workforce has grown by 22% in the past 12 months alone.

Total jobs in the UK

Did you know, construction jobs accounts for between 5-7% of all jobs in the UK.

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Looking for an Apprenticeship?

Whether you are a school leaver taking your first step into a career, a professional looking to upskill, or a business owner that is exploring training options for your workforce, we offer a standard to support you on your journey.

We currently offer apprenticeships in:

  • Bricklaying
  • Carpentry
  • Construction
  • Electrical
  • Furniture Making
  • Plumbing.

Our Training Centres

Many of our Construction and Built Environment courses require you to train on specialist equipment and industry-standard tools.

Our professional Training Centres will provide you with everything you need to be able to master the skills you need in your trade.

Free* Courses to Boost your CV

Our free* ‘Get Into’ courses are perfect for you if you are looking for a fresh start.

For four weeks, you can learn at one of our professional training centres and get to grips with the skills that employers look for.

If you are looking to explore a career in the Construction and Built Environment sector, we currently offer ‘Get Into’ courses in:

  • Construction.

* Eligibility for those aged 19+ with an annual income being below £20,319 or in receipt of Universal Credit/benefit payments. Support may be available for equipment, childcare costs and travel.

Work-Ready Skills

Beyond gaining technical skills and a relevant qualification, you will receive specialist advice and workshops on interview preparation.

After only four weeks, you will have the confidence to start interviewing for jobs with a qualification that is related to the area you have been studying and an up-to-date CV.

Contact Us:

Find out more information or get assistance in finding the right course for you.

01843 605045

We’re part of six community-based colleges

Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the diverse communities we serve.