Construction

Nearly 3 million people work in the UK Construction industry, many specialising in different trade areas, and yet demand for skilled workers continues to outstrip supply – so there are lots of different career opportunities.

We run our construction programmes from our state-of-the-art training centre in Plympton. If you are on a full-time course or an apprenticeship, you will be allocated a placement with top local employers to help you gain the relevant experience required for your chosen career route.

Click on the qualification titles to download full programme details.

Construction Programmes Available Include


Qualification Level 2 Level 3
Bricklaying .✓ .✓
Flooring .✓
Groundworks .✓
Occupational Work Supervision .✓
Painting and Decorating .✓ .✓
Plant Operations .✓
Plastering .✓ .✓
Wall and Floor Tiling .✓ .✓

Fenestration Programmes Available Include


Qualification Level 2 Level 3
Curtain Wall Installation .✓
Domestic Fascia .✓ .✓
Fenestration Installation .✓ .✓
Fenestration Surveying .✓
Glass Supporting Structures .✓ .✓
Glass Processing .✓ .✓
Glazing .✓ .✓

Depending on your chosen trade, you will learn about

  • Hand tools
  • Power tools
  • Reading from job specifications and drawings
  • Handling and storing resources
  • Health and safety awareness
  • Customer relations

Projects you might be involved in include:

  • Construction of new housing developments
  • Regeneration work
  • Custom-built housing projects
  • Restoration of listed buildings
  • Designing assembly areas and access roads
  • House extensions
  • Loft conversions
  • Domestic and commercial repair work

Roles in this sector include:

  • Site Supervisor
  • Carpenter
  • Joiner
  • Contract Manager
  • Tiler
  • Plasterer
  • Building Surveyor
  • Building Control Officer
  • Painter and Decorator
  • Carpet Fitter
  • Window Fitter
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Bricklayer
  • Civil Engineer

About Us

Skills Group has over 20 years’ experience in delivering apprenticeships, working with top local employers to offer sustainable employment opportunities. We are one of the country's largest independent training providers, one of very few to be recognised as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, and in the top 5% nationally for our apprentice success rates.

Contact

Western Wood Way,
Langage,
Plympton,
PL7 5BG

Call FREE on 0333 999 2000
Open: Mon - Fri 8:30 - 17:00

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