Skills Academy for Construction
This 3000 square metre facility is home to all our
construction trade courses such as plumbing, electrical
installation, painting & decorating and plastering with
dedicated areas for each trade as well as a modern café.
The Academy also houses a 14-16 Skills and Enterprise centre for
school pupils wishing to take a practical vocational course.
A new £7.5million extension has just opened, providing a 50,000
sq ft state-of-the-art training facility, set to be one of the most
innovative of its kind in the region.
The facility ensures students and construction industry
employers can further benefit from the college's experience in
delivering specialist training in green and renewable energy
These include solar photovoltaic, solar heating, rainwater
harvesting, grey water recycling, heat pumps, biomass and combined
heat and power training - all designed to enable the wider
construction industry to gain new skills to remain competitive.