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Bricklaying, Joinery, Painting and Decorating and Plastering are all taught in our 2016 purpose-built, industry-standard Ribblehead Construction Building. 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 plasterboarding 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.

Average Wages in Sector
Civil Engineers
Suggested Occupation
Future Predicted Growth
BricklayingLevel 1, Level 2, Level 3
Carpentry & JoineryLevel 1, Level 2, Level 3
Civil Engineering New CourseLevel 3
Construction Trades (Multiskills)Level 1
Electrical New CourseLevel 1, Level 2, Level 3
Painting & DecoratingLevel 1, Level 2, Level 3
PlasteringLevel 1, Level 2, Level 3
Plumbing New CourseLevel 1, Level 2, Level 3
The Built Environment New CourseLevel 2, Level 3
Tiling New CourseLevel 2
Bricklayer ApprenticeshipLevel 2
Carpentry & Joinery ApprenticeshipLevel 2
Painter & Decorator ApprenticeshipLevel 2
Plasterer ApprenticeshipLevel 3
Property Maintenance Operative ApprenticeshipLevel 2
Joinery - Introduction - UXPKAJ14Tue 20 April 2021
Joinery - Introduction - UXPKAJ06Thu 22 April 2021
Painting & Decorating - Introduction - UXPKAJ12Thu 15 April 2021
Plastering - Introduction - UFPNAJ02Sat 17 April 2021
Plastering - Introduction - UFPNAJ01Sat 19 June 2021
Plastering - Introduction - UXPKAJ07Thu 15 April 2021
Plastering - Introduction - UXPKAJ05Thu 12 November 2020
Plastering - Workshop - UXPKAJ03Thu 10 June 2021
Wallpapering - Introduction - UXPKAJ02Thu 10 June 2021