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Building and construction

Consider a full-time course in construction and building services and get skilled for life! Our courses are designed to give you the practical skills needed for a career in bricklaying, plumbing, painting and decorating or woodwork. We also run the professional construction course which can open doors to architecture or civil engineering.

Building and construction full-time courses

Why choose construction at West Notts?

State-of-the-art facilities

Train in modern facilities at our construction centre (Station Park), a dedicated training facility for students looking to get into the construction trades. The centre is equipped with some of the best facilities in the sector, and with both practical areas and classrooms close by, students will hone specialist skills needed for employment.

Tutors with industry know-how

Our tutors have plenty of industry experience and are keen to pass on their tips and techniques of the trade to young hopefuls. Students are taught under the watchful eye of industry experts who have been there and done it.

Showcase your skills

Once our students are skilled-up, they’ll be keen to show off their talents. Construction students have the opportunity to showcase their skills at local, regional and national competitions.

Last year, Station Park was chosen as the venue to host the East Midland’s Regional Skillbuild competition, where many of our students were acknowledged for their hard work.

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Course progression
routes at West Notts

Bricklaying
ENTRY LEVELLEVEL 1LEVEL 2LEVEL 3UNI LEVEL
Carpentry and joinery
ENTRY LEVELLEVEL 1LEVEL 2LEVEL 3UNI LEVEL
Construction (professional studies)
ENTRY LEVELLEVEL 1LEVEL 2LEVEL 3UNI LEVEL
Electrical
ENTRY LEVELLEVEL 1LEVEL 2LEVEL 3UNI LEVEL
Gas
ENTRY LEVELLEVEL 1LEVEL 2LEVEL 3UNI LEVEL
Painting and decorating
ENTRY LEVELLEVEL 1LEVEL 2LEVEL 3UNI LEVEL
Plastering
ENTRY LEVELLEVEL 1LEVEL 2LEVEL 3UNI LEVEL
Plumbing
ENTRY LEVELLEVEL 1LEVEL 2LEVEL 3UNI LEVEL
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Why choose West Notts?

Best college for A Levels value added* in the East Midlands

£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

In the top 10% of all providers nationally for apprenticeships

Second for vocational value added* in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

90% of students move into a positive destination

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
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