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.
Kirklees College has excellent credentials in supporting our students secure a future in the construction industry. Job roles within the field are vast, from learning a trade to managing a site or project, interpreting designs and drawings to sourcing sustainable materials and adhering to standards. Qualifications in this field can open a world of opportunity.
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College 16-18 (22)
HE & Higher Skills (2)
Adult Learners 19+ (16)
Prospectus & Course Guides for 2020/21
Why work in the Building & Construction Industry?
Employment in Building and Construction roles are down 3.4% since 2018
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
Find the perfect career
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.