Construction and the Built Environment

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The construction industry offers huge scope for professional, technical and practical careers in a range of specialist areas. Construction companies can be large house-builders or smaller contractors that supply electrics, lighting, services, power, aircon, plumbing, heating and gas. As well as building and construction projects, there is plenty of work in the repair and maintenance of existing structures.

As well as skilled trades learned through Apprenticeships or full time Study Programmes, you can access pathways to higher level qualifications that may lead to careers in civil engineering and built environment project management. Our courses enable you to develop a combination of different skills so that you can equip yourself to be flexible in today’s dynamic employment market.

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Tom Skinner

Tom Skinner

As an apprentice with Balfour Beatty, Northampton College student Tom Skinner is helping to play a vital role in creating the infrastructure for one of the county’s biggest and most-needed...

Sorry, you’ve missed the start date for this course but we are planning to offer it again in 2019. If you would like to speak to a tutor about the course please call us on 0300 123 2344 or complete our easy online enquiry form.


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