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Construction

Construction is one of the UKs largest industries, with over 2.5 million workers employed in the industry at any one time and more than 37,000 workers being recruited into construction jobs every year. If you are looking to train in something that’s going to give you a lifelong career, look no further than our Construction Department.

Construction covers a wide range of areas that include; Brickwork, Painting & Decorating, Plastering & Plumbing. Once you have achieved your qualification in the industry there are plenty of choices for you, whether you choose to go straight into employment or to continue your education at university.

We have a range of progression choices available that include; Brickwork, Carpentry & Joinery, Electrical Installation, Plastering and Plumbing, all of which have progression routes built into them which could lead to a fantastic career or even Higher Education.
CAREER
AREAS
  • General House Builder
  • Property Developer
  • Landscaper
  • Site Manager
  • Ground Worker
  • Maintenance Operative
 

BUILDING SERVICES:

Building Services are vitally important in both domestic and commercial buildings.
Building Services Engineering are responsible designing, instaling and maintaining plumbing, heating, ventilation, electrical and even refrigeration systems, and your career could see you working in a variety of buildings such as; houses, restaurants, factories, schools, hospitals and even aeroplanes.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Throughout this course you will get an insight into a range of construction topics that will give you a broad knowledge of how this sector works.

Aspects of work include an Introduction to the building services engineering sector andtopics such as; Electrical, Environmental awareness, Plumbing, Heating and Ventilation and Refrigeration Systems.

WHAT NEXT?

On completion learners will gain the skills and knowledge required to progress onto apprenticeships. Going on to University can help to boost your chances of a high-flying career in the Construction Industry.

At Yorkshrie Coast College we offer a HND and HNC in construction that will give you an in-depth insight into the principles and technologies involved in the sector and can lead to a fantastic top-level career. Other Graduates may go on to get jobs as a Civil Engineer, Architect, Quantity Surveyor or may undertake Site and Building Management.

CONSTRUCTION AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Anyone looking to learn more about what it's like to follow a professional pathway into the Construction trade could join one of the 2,651 employees who will be working in our region by 2022, earning up to £54,000, if they have the right qualification.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Throughout the course you'll get an insight into a range of topics that will give a broad view of working in the sector, such as Surveying or working in Management, giving an introduction into the construction industry through a mixture of academic and vocational training. Many Construction workers begin by working with small to medium enterprise organisations (those with less than 250 employees), and many will eventually go on to self-employment.

WHAT NEXT:

Going to university can really help boost your chances of a high-flying career in the Construction industry. At Yorkshire Coast College we offer a HND and HNC in Construction that will give you an in-depth insgiht into the principles and technologies involved in the sector and can lead to a fantastic top-level career.

Other graduates will go on to work for large organisations which may see them in roles in Building Management, Building Services, Project Management, Design and Build roles, Facilities Management, planning or working on large infrastructure projects such as bridges, roads and railways.

MULTI SKILLS (CONSTRUCTION):

Anyone looking to learn more about what it's like to get a career in construction would find Multi Skills a great place to start. This study programme offers a broad introduction to Bricklaying, Carpentry & Joinery and Decorating. It is suitable for people who are maybe not sure which Construction trade is right for them and want to learn the basics of all these trades alongside the skills needed for daily life and woker.
Many Construction workers begin by working with small to medium enterprise organisations (those with less than 250 employees), and many will eventually go on to self-employment.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

You will learn the basic principles of Brickwork, Carpentry and Joinery and Painting and Decorating alongside basic Construction Technology, Health & Safety and work related skills. Functional skills of English and maths are a key part of this programme.

WHAT NEXT:

Following completion of this qualification learners can speciailse in one of the Construction areas on a full-time course or on an Apprenticeship.
 
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