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Gas Engineering Apprenticeship

“I really enjoy the hands-on learning that the Joinery course offers. This course, and the great teachers help me develop the skills that I will need for a career as a Joiner.”

Josh Betts
Josh Betts Level 1 - Certificate in Construction Skills
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We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2021-22 or 2022-23. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.

Start an exciting career in Construction

The construction sector is ideal for those who like working outside, enjoy working practically and use their initiative to get things done.

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Construction Site Supervisor

Average salary - £37,800*

Construction Site Supervisors manage staff and subcontractors on building sites.

Day to day tasks:

Supervise workers and subcontractors, help project managers to plan work, manage
orders and deliveries of construction materials, organise staff work schedules, check work is carried out safely, complete records for site reports and attend site management meetings.**

Working environments:

On a construction site.

*Information from EMSI 2022 **Information from nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

Bricklayer

Average salary - £28,000*

Bricklayers build houses, repair walls and chimneys and refurbish decorative stonework. They also work on restoration projects.

Day to day tasks:

Measure work areas and set out the first row of bricks, mix mortar by hand or with a mechanical mixer, use a trowel to lay bricks and mortar, shape and trim bricks using hammers, chisels and power tools and check that rows are straight using a spirit level.**

Working environments:

On a construction site.

*Information from EMSI 2022 **Information from nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

In-demand skills that commonly appear in job descriptions for roles within the construction sector include*:

  • Communication
  • Management
  • Planning
  • Customer Service
  • Leadership

What our students say

“I really enjoy the hands-on learning that the Joinery course offers. This course, and the great teachers help me develop the skills that I will need for a career as a Joiner.”

Josh Betts
Josh Betts Level 1 - Certificate in Construction Skills

“I chose to go to North Notts College, because I want to get a job as a Joiner and the skills and techniques we learn on the course are really useful and will come in handy in the future.”

Leighton Wilson
Leighton Wilson Level 1 - Certificate in Construction Skills

“I really enjoy coming into College, because I get to socialise with people who have common interests.”

Callum Cuthill
Callum Cuthill Level 1 - Certificate in Construction Skills

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