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Joinery, Painting and Decorating, Electrical, Plumbing and Plastering are all taught in our purpose-built, industry-standard Ribblehead Construction Building. Bricklaying has expanded into its own workshop based at the Auction Mart Campus, Skipton. You can choose to study as a full-time student or an Apprentice. Starting with Multi Skills allows you to gain experience of all Construction pathways before specialising in your second year. 

Bricklayers are taught in a well-ventilated workshop with industry-standard equipment including large roller pan mixer, forklift truck, pallet truck etc. Joinery students can choose between Bench and Site joinery, making use of a well-equipped workshop, a machine shop with storage and extraction and project areas. Painting and Decorating students have access to purpose-made booths for training and assessment. Bespoke bays for solid plastering and plaster boarding are complemented by a serpentine wall for Level 3 Plastering students, along with a fibrous workshop for architectural plasterwork. 

Our tutors are specialist craftspeople and have many years’ experience in the Construction industry in both large and small businesses with specialisms in Heritage and Conservation work. You will have the opportunity to enter the prestigious CITB SkillBuild competition. All tools, equipment and materials are provided.

NEWS:  
£36,191
Average Salary
Construction Project Managers
Suggested Occupation
1.4%
Industry Growth
Vocational
TitleLevel
BricklayingLevel 1, Level 2
Carpentry & JoineryLevel 1, Level 2
Construction Trades (Multi-skills)Level 1
Electrical InstallationLevel 2
Painting & DecoratingLevel 1, Level 2
PlasteringLevel 1, Level 2
PlumbingLevel 1, Level 2
Apprenticeships
TitleLevel
Bricklayer ApprenticeshipLevel 2
Carpentry & Joinery ApprenticeshipLevel 2
Craft Bricklayer Apprenticeship New CourseLevel 3
Craft Carpentry & Joinery ApprenticeshipLevel 3
Electrical Installation Apprenticeship New CourseLevel 3
Painter & Decorator ApprenticeshipLevel 2
Plasterer ApprenticeshipLevel 2
Plumbing & Domestic Heating Apprenticehsip Under DevelopmentLevel 3
Part-time
TitleStart
Brickwork - AdvancedThu 24 April 2025
Brickwork - IntroductionTue 25 February 2025
Dry Stone Walling - IntroductionSat 21 September 2024
Electrical Installation Level 2 DiplomaTue 17 September 2024
Electrical Level 1 Certificate (Construction Skills)Tue 5 November 2024
Joinery - IntroductionTue 1 October 2024
Joinery Skills - ImprovingTue 21 January 2025
Painting and Decorating - IntroductionTue 14 January 2025
Plastering - IntroductionSat 19 October 2024
Plastering Level 1 Award (Construction Skills)Thu 26 September 2024
Plastering Level 1 Certificate (Construction Skills)Thu 16 January 2025
Plumbing - IntroductionThu 15 May 2025
Stonework - IntroductionTue 24 September 2024
Wallpapering - IntroductionThu 7 November 2024
Wallpapering Skills - ImprovingThu 27 February 2025
T-Levels
TitleLevel
Building Services Engineering - Electrotechnical Engineering T Level New CourseLevel 3
Building Services Engineering - Plumbing & Heating Engineering T Level New CourseLevel 3
Design, Surveying & Planning - Surveying & Design for Construction & the Built Environment New CourseLevel 3
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