Construction Trades

CAREER PATHS: Bricklayer, Carpenter/Joiner, Construction Manager, Painter/Decorator, Plumber, Plasterer.

Construction is a major contributor to the national and local economy. This industry sector is always in high demand. Swindon is home to many general building and property maintenance companies as well as larger companies in both the private and public sector.



The opportunity to gain a wide range of practical skills both at college and real projects on building sites, our programmes allow you to achieve a nationally recognised qualification in bricklaying, opening the door into the construction industry.


Carpentry & Joinery

Carpentry and joinery professionals are always in demand. Our practical and theoretical courses, open to those wishing to join the Construction Industry as a valued professional will start you on a career path which can open many avenues of employment from site work to bench joinery to craft carpentry.



Courses providing you with the skills and training required, both theory and practical sessions enable you to work towards nationally recognised qualifications required to work in the industry.



Theory and practical based study which gives you the training and skills required to enter an industry which is in high demand.


Meet our students

Viktor Sukharyev

Level 3

Apprenticeship in Brickwork

"Throughout my studies here, staff and tutors have been friendly and supportive, questions I have had are answered fully and I can go back to ask again if I don’t understand something. The college has great facilities both in the classroom and on the wider campus with the enrichment centre and gym."