Construction and the Built Environment courses
Gain the hand-on skills and theoretical knowledge you need to open up a range of career opportunities.
Studying Construction at Weston College
Skilled construction workers are in demand – particularly in the south west, which is home to a number of new developments such as Hinkley Point C and the houses that are being built in the area. Our outstanding range of courses are taught by experienced professionals in high-quality facilities, and provide qualifications that are recognised across the industry.
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Interested in applying for a different construction course?
If you’re interested in our other construction based courses, you can find them on the boxes below.
Available Construction courses
Courses after College
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Take a look around our Plumbing and Electrical facilities:
Take a look around our Brickwork, Carpentry, Plastering, Civil Engineering facilities:
Occupations related to Construction
Bricklayer or Mason
Bricklayers and masons erect and repair structures of stone, brick and similar materials and cut, shape and polish granite, marble, slate and other stone for building, ornamental and other purposes.
Employment in region: 1,279 positions
Carpenter or Joiner
Carpenters and joiners construct, erect, install and repair wooden structures and fittings used in internal and external frameworks and cut, shape, fit and assemble wood to make templates, jigs, scale models and scenic equipment for theatres.
Employment in region: 3,184 positions
Construction or building trade n.e.c.
Those working in construction and building trades n.e.c. undertake a variety of tasks in the construction, alteration, maintenance and repair of buildings, steeples, industrial chimneys and other tall structures, and of underwater structures not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 531: Construction and Building Trades.
Employment in region: 2,899 positions
What our students say
Zoe, Plastering, Diploma Level 2
“The facilities at the Construction and Engineering Centre of Excellence are fantastic. We have the opportunity to use industry-standard machinery and tools, as well as a great library and canteen. All of these factors make coming to college a really enjoyable experience.
“I was presented with a student of the month award which is something I am very proud of. Weston College understand how small details like this can really boost a student’s moral and confidence.”
What’s next? “This course has provided me with the skills, motivation and confidence I need in order to progress and achieve my career goals. I aim to gain my CSCS qualification and become a self-employed plasterer. At present I am enrolled on a Level 1 Painting and Decorating course."
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