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The construction industry in the UK is worth around £1bn a year. The sector is always on the lookout for qualified people. There are a range of jobs available whether you’re interested in becoming a plasterer, a builder, a painter and decorator, or plumber. Tradespeople earn a decent wage and often are their own bosses. If you’re the type of person that likes working with their hands and that wants to see the results of their labours after a hard day’s work, then a career in the construction industry could be for you. Find out about our Study Programmes in Construction at Hull College.

Courses

Bench Joinery

The Carpentry & Joinery Diploma offers students the chance to learn about the construction trade in our outstanding dedicated joinery workshops, all fully equipped with the latest industry requirements and classrooms with interactive technology and supporting software.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Bench Joinery

Bench Joiners work primarily in the workshop and specialise in working from plans and manufacturing items from scratch with a variety of hand and power tools.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Brickwork

The level 2 Brickwork Study Programme teaches you bricklaying skills, giving you a full set of skills to build anything. You’ll learn how to construct chimneys, fireplaces and arches, as well as what you need to know to repair and maintain brickwork.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Carpentry and Joinery

The Level 1 Carpentry and Joinery Study Programme introduces you to the woodworking trade before you start work onsite, allowing you to explore the comprehensive range of skills that you will be using.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Painting & Decorating

Progressing from the Level 1 Painting Study Programme, this Level 2 course teaches you further painting skills including how to apply water-borne paint, wallpapering basics for both walls and ceilings and how to apply paint systems by roller.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Plumbing

If you are working as a plumber in industry or starting up your own plumbing business, this is an exciting pathway to gain new skills in a high demand area.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Plumbing

If you're looking to plug a gap in your knowledge, then this Level 3 Plumbing Programme aimed to develop and give you advanced skills in plumbing and heating techniques, could be for you.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Site Carpentry

Carpenters work primarily ‘on site’ fitting items built by the Joiner as part of a bigger ongoing project, such as a house-build. This would include fitting floors, roofs or installing kitchens and timber stud partition walls.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Site Carpentry & Joinery

Working with wood is a skill that is highly valued in the construction industry. The Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery Study Programme is an intermediate course for those looking at becoming woodworkers.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Electrotechnical

Looking for a career to spark your interest? Something that will lead to an exciting challenge? Our Level 2 Electrical installation course could see you working as an electrician in the construction industry is a highly-sought after role.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Electrotechnical

This course is designed for students aiming to become qualified electricians who are not currently working in the electrical installation industry but want to progress within the trade. Spark your interst.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Plastering

Plastering is a key trade in the construction industry with work always available for skilled and qualified workers. This Level 2 Plastering Study Programme is the perfect progression route from the Level 1 Programme.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Contructing the Built Environment

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2 Years

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

C&G Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery

Working as a carpenter or joiner is a well-paid and creative profession. The Level 1 Carpentry and Joinery Study Programme introduces you to the woodworking trade before you start work onsite, allowing you to explore the comprehensive range of skills that you’ll be using.

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2 Years

Hull College

Various Days

Part Time

Electrotechnical

If you're looking for an exciting challenge then this is for you our Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installation. A good starting point to your career as an Electrician.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Painting & Decorating

Working as a painter and decorator is reliable work both from developments of new builds, businesses, and for people wanting home improvements.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Plumbing

Do you want to be a Plumber? If so, an exciting oppotunity awaits you in our Level 1 Plumbing Study Programme. Clearly linked to industry standards and a good place to start your career in Plumbing.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Electrical Installation

Then this Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installation is a good starting point for students who want to learn the basic knowledge and skills involved in Electrical installation.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Part Time

C&G Diploma in Bricklaying

The Level 1 Adult Bricklaying Programme introduces you to the Bricklaying trade before you start work onsite, allowing you to explore the comprehensive range of skills that you will be using.

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2 Years

Hull College

Various Days

Part Time

Plastering

Construction is an ever-growing industry, both for new builds and for people who want to do up their homes. Hull College’s Level 1 Plastering Study Programme is a key entry point for those with a strong interest in practical skills for the construction industry.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time