Construction

If you aspire to be a Bricklayer, Joiner or Painter & Decorator, then look no further. We’re here to kick start your career by arming you with all the practical skills and knowledge to achieve your goals.

If construction is your calling, lay your career foundations with Calderdale College. Learn how to build houses, roads, bridges and schools; hone your trowel skills; wire an electric board and work with wood. Your learning will span a number of different specialisms to enable you to take advantage of a vast industry full of career opportunities.

And did we mention we have a 96% pass rate for our Construction qualifications and our students win regional and national skills competitions? Be one of them!

Are these courses for you?

Consider Construction if:

  • You prefer working in a hands-on, physical role, rather than behind a desk
  • You are practical by nature
  • You’ve got good attention to detail
  • You can work as part of a team and are adept at problem-solving
  • You can plan a project from start to finish.

Ticked some boxes? Read on…

Why study Construction at Calderdale College

  • Our Trade Hub guarantees a work placement with a local employer – so you can learn on the job.
  • We have state-of-the-art facilities such as our Painting & Decorating Workshop, £1m Brickwork Centre and brand-new Trade Academy to offer you hands-on experience.
  • You’ll get a nationally-recognised qualification. Most careers in construction are accessible with just a Level 2 qualification.
  • We have strong links with local and national employers to provide you with work experience, apprenticeships and job opportunities.
  • You’ll learn from enthusiastic tutors who know their trades inside out, and who will share their inside tips for getting a job in the industry.

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