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Our construction courses offer the multi-skilled training and knowledge you'll require for a successful career in a variety of industries.

You will learn in up-to-date, well equipped workshops and all of our lecturers have extensive industry experience, which means they can share their real-life experience with you.

Through studying construction, you could progress on to a trade working as a bricklayer, joiner, carpenter, builder, plumber or a multi-skilled role. Whatever your goal, a qualification with hands-on experience in construction could be the first step!
You will learn your trade in up-to-date, well equipped workshops and training facilities, and all of our lecturers have extensive industry experience. This means they can relate theory to real life practice. It has also been proven that access to professional tradespeople is invaluable to development and success.
Simple EARN whilst you LEARN!

Get out into the world of work and gain qualifications relevant to the job and to your future by training through a Construction Apprenticeship.

Click here to find out more and view our current vacancies!

Alternatively click on ‘Apprenticeships’ on the right hand side to read all about the Apprenticeship courses that we have available within Construction.

If you are aged between 16-24 years old, with qualifications lower than Level 3, a Traineeships is a great stepping stone that can lead to an Apprenticeship or employment. Click here for more information.

If you're thinking of starting your own business or becoming self employed there is now a free online service from the HMRC that includes useful tips and everything you need to know to get started.

Click here to find information on tax, case studies from people who have been exactly where you are now, and ways to build your confidence.

Case studies

Matthew Swinbank

I wanted a change of career and the Maintenance Operative course is great because you learn a wide range of skills such as plastering, brickwork and general maintenance. Read more...

Anastasia Bowhen

After inheriting a property I wanted to be able to refurbish it, along with my own home, and the Building Maintenance course at Boston College has taught me all the skills I need. Read more...

Department news

New Principal for Boston College

Following the retirement of Principal Amanda Mosek, Boston College has announced the appointment of Jo Maher, new Principal and Chief Executive, who joins the team from Reaseheath College in Cheshire where she was Assistant Principal.


Career Corner

  • Painter
  • Decorator
  • Tiler
  • Bricklayer
  • Plasterer
  • Shopfitter
  • Roofing
  • Plumber
  • Builder
  • Joiner