Career Prospects

Career options and national starting averages include:

  • Carpenter or Joiner £13,000+
  • Gas Service Technician £15,000+

You could move on to be a:

  • Civil Engineer £25,000+
  • Construction Manager £27,000+

Source: National Careers Service


With the housing market booming and confidence in the economy returning, construction growth should remain strong through 2014/15. The demand for housing is rising fast, driven by surging prices and government subsidies.

Build your career in Construction by choosing from a vast selection of full and part-time courses that can give those currently in the industry an approved qualification, help school leavers and adults to develop their careers and also provide the public with basic level DIY skills.

Develop your expertise and abilities and gain employment in the sector in many different trades including Carpentry & Joinery, Brickwork, Painting & Decorating, Plastering, Plumbing, Maintenance Operations and Electrical Installation.

Our Apprenticeship programmes are developed to respond to employers changing needs in a rapidly growing industry. Apprenticeships allow you to earn a wage whilst learning a trade, developing practical skills and knowledge to establish a career in the largest sector in the UK.

Our state of the art Engineering & Construction Centre allows students to learn in a fully modernised environment and benefit from industry standard facilities.

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