A career in Construction can be a career for life. Committing to this worldwide industry can offer personal and professional development, a bright financial future and the chance to create something that can last a lifetime.
If you’re looking for a hands-on job with fantastic job prospects and career progression, then our qualifications in Construction are perfect for you. Job roles within the field are wide ranging, including specific trades such as bricklaying and plastering, as well as design, management and health and safety careers.
If you want to get started straight away, then we have a range of apprenticeships on offer and have strong local trade links and ties with employers. The combination of technical training and on-site experience provided at Kirklees College will open up a world of opportunities for any budding tradesperson.
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Why work in the Building & Construction Industry?
Employment in Building and Construction roles are up 1.6% since 2019
Wide range of jobs in the Building & Construction Industry
A wide range of employers in the Building & Construction Industry
Production Managers and Directors in Construction
Construction Project Managers and Related Professionals
Electrical and Electronics Technicians
Building and Civil Engineering Technicians
Considering a career in Building & Construction?
Or, if you already have a career in mind, but you’re are not sure what you need to study to pursue that career, we can help you get one step closer to that dream job.
Qualifications & levels explained
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Studying Brickwork Level 1
Studying Level 2 Apprenticeship in Plumbing
Studying Bricklaying Level 2
I enjoy learning practical skills, such as building a wall, as well as the theory side. After I finish this course, I want to become a qualified builder and gain some experience within the building industry and one day start my own business.
Studying Level 2 in Plastering
I really enjoy the practical elements of my course and learning new skills that I will need to be a successful plasterer. Once I complete my course I am either going to look for an apprenticeship or set up my own business.