Construction and Property

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The UK construction industry is set to grow at its fastest pace for the next three years. So, with more job opportunities, there’s never been a better time to learn a trade.

Our courses are designed to give you the essential trade skills you need to step into an Apprenticeship or onto a building site.

For more information come along to an Enrolment Event.


Our Courses

We offer beginner (Level 1), intermediate (Level 2) and advanced(Level 3) courses in all construction trades including bricklaying, painting and decorating, carpentry and joinery and plastering. Click here for a full list of our Construction courses.


Apprenticeship Opportunities

We have fantastic connections with employers, meaning our students often get talent spotted to progress onto an apprenticeship. As a student, you can also sign up to our apprenticeship database, meaning you’ll be matched with a vacancy as soon as you’re work ready.


Amazing Facilities

You’ll study at our fantastic Skills Academy for Construction at Team Valley, Gateshead which includes;

  • 3000 sqm of workshop space
  • Modern classrooms
  • Dedicated trade areas
  • Outdoor sport pitches
  • And even a Barber Shop

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Our Employment Edge

  • Employers such as Mears and Persimmon look for their next apprentices amongst our students. 
  • We hold apprentice advice events with CITB (Construction Industry Training Body). 
  • We deliver exclusive training to the Northern Power Grid, the only major electricity distrubition network that provides power to customers in the North East, Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire.


Ofsted Outstanding

We’ve just been named the best college in the North East, the third best in the whole country and been awarded Outstanding by Ofsted. 

Why? Because we put everything we’ve got into making sure our students succeed.