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Our construction department has won dozens of awards, prizes and citations over the years for its commitment to excellence.

Recently our students have won the City & Guilds medal for excellence, one of the most prestigious in the UK, as well as regional and national SkillBuild competitions. Students have also gained extremely competitive places on heritage projects such as Windsor Castle through the Prince’s Trust. All our students undertake work experience and this gives them a real insight into the industry, and into their career options. Indeed, many of our students progress to full time jobs and apprenticeships after their successful time at college.

Today a student, tomorrow a… Architect, Bricklayer, Electrician, General Construction Operative, Joiner, Painter and Decorator, Plasterer, Quantity Surveyor, Town Planner, Project Manager or Civil Engineer.


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College student wins prestigious award

Accrington and Rossendale College student wins prestigious award On Tuesday 17th April, level two Painting and Decorating apprentice, Megan Talbot, took home second place for the Johnstone’s Paints Young Painter of the Year award. Now in its 14th year, Johnstone’s Young Painter of the Year is a prestigious painting and decorating competition which aims to […]

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Accrington and Rossendale College hold annual awards evening to celebrate apprentices On Thursday 8th March 2018, Accrington and Rossendale College held their annual awards evening to celebrate the achievements of their apprentices. “The awards evening takes place as a means to celebrate the success of our apprentices,” said Lynda Mason, Interim Principal, “We are very […]

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Case Study

Sarah Vale Painting & Decorating Level 1 What are your plans for after college? Hoping for an apprenticeship for Level 2, Teaching Degree and own business in P&D. What are your career aspirations? Own business. Why did you choose to study at Accrington & Rossendale College? Only place with the course for me. What has […]

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Thomas Belcher Brickwork Level 3 What are your plans for after college? Keep working as an apprentice at Antplant Construction. What are your career aspirations? I want to take over the company Why did you choose to study at Accrington & Rossendale College? It’s a good college for construction. A lot of people from my […]

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Course Title Qualification Level
Painting and Decorating Level 1 Diploma Level 1
Painting and Decorating Level 2 Diploma Level 2
Painting and Decorating Level 3 Diploma Level 3
Plastering Level 2 Diploma Level 2
Plastering Level 1 Diploma Level 1
Brickwork Level 2 Diploma Level 2
Brickwork Level 1 Diploma Level 1
Brickwork Level 3 Diploma Level 3
Construction and Civil Engineering Level 1 Diploma Level 1
Construction and Civil Engineering Level 2 Diploma Level 2
Carpentry and Joinery Level 1 Diploma Level 1
Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 Diploma Level 2
Carpentry and Joinery Level 3 Diploma Level 3
Plastering Level 3 Diploma Level 3
Developing Multi-Trades Skills Entry Level Certificate Entry 3
Plumbing Level 1 Diploma Level 1
Plumbing Level 2 Diploma Level 2
Plumbing Level 3 Diploma Level 3

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