Construction at Stephenson College

Are you technically minded and good with your hands?

The construction industry is a major employer in this country and the demand for skilled workers is
continuing to grow. The College offers a wide range of construction related courses to choose from.

Want the opportunity to get your own CSCS card? All courses include the opportunity to complete the Level 1 Health & Safety Award in Construction.

What’s happening in the industry?

Over 20,500 people are employed locally within the construction industry in Leicestershire with more than 4,000 of these companies ‘micro-businesses’.

There is a current need in the region for carpenters and joiners, painter and decorators, electricians and bricklayers. With big future projects in the pipeline such as a the East Midlands Gateway development near East Midlands Airport and a number of localised housing developments on the horizon there are plenty of opportunities for those looking at a career in the construction industry.

Courses

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Advanced Apprenticeship Construction Technical and Professional - Construction Contracting Operations - Level 3

This framework provides the vocational knowledge and skills necessary to those pursuing a career in a variety of disciplines including architecture, surveying, planning, maintenance, construction management or civil engineering.

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Apprenticeship Construction Building - Maintenance Operations - Level 2

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Construction And The Built Environment HNC Level 4

You will spend the two years of the programme on a block release basis whilst undertaking structured industrial training with your sponsoring company if you work within the construction industry. The 8 units of study include: An Individual Project; Construction Technology; Science & Materials; Construction Practice & Management; Legal & Statutory Responsibilities in Construction; Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification); Mathematics for Construction; Building Information Modelling (BIM). The unit selection is made by the college, but can be changed to suit industry requirements.

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Higher Apprenticeship Construction Management - Construction Site Supervision - Level 4

This framework provides the vocational knowledge and skills necessary to those pursuing a career in a variety of disciplines including architecture, surveying, planning, maintenance, construction management or civil engineering.

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Higher Apprenticeship Construction Management - Sustainability - Level 5



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Multitrade Construction Certificate Level 1 - Full Time

The Level 1 certificate in Multitrade Construction Activities qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work as a Construction Operative in the construction industry or progress to further training. This level 1 Certificate will give you a solid foundation in Multi-trade Construction Activities and prepare you to take further qualifications to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding within Multi-trade Construction Activities. You should undertake this qualification if you have some previous experience (e.g Work placement, working with family, summer job etc.).