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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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construction skills course accrington & rossendale college

Ever wanted to learn how to do those odd DIY jobs around the home? Looking to upskill and progress within your workplace? Then our Construction Skills Courses are FOR YOU! We have a number of bitesize construction courses starting here at the College designed to give you the skills you need for home DIY projects, […]

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Construction Academy accrington rossendale college

Accrington & Rossendale College Partner Up with Spacious Place Accrington and Rossendale College have partnered up with Spacious Place to refurbish and revitalise the Waterloo Pub in Burnley – the first project of its kind in Lancashire. The Construction Academy based at the college, made up of a team of Plasterers, Joiners, Painting and Decorators […]

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David Henry HNC Construction Tutor name: Paul Walsh Work experience: Self-employed Plasterer What are your plans for after college? To get employment as a quantity surveyor and carry my studying into university. What are your career aspirations? I would like to become a Head Quantity Surveyor for a large construction firm. Why did you choose […]

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accrington and rossendale college

Annabelle Robinson HNC in Construction and Level 4 NVQ in Construction Tutor name: Paul Walsh Employer: Ring Stones Maintenance and Construction LLP Have you studied with us before? What course? No. What are your plans for after college? Not sure yet, maybe progress onto the HND course. What are your career aspirations? To become a […]

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Course Title Qualification Level
Painting and Decorating Certificate Introduction
Plastering Certificate Introduction
Brickwork Certificate Introduction
Carpentry and Joinery Certificate Introduction
IOSH Working Safely Introduction Not available
IOSH Managing Safely Introduction
CSCS Card Extended Award Level 1
Multi-Trades Award Introduction
Bitesize into Horticulture Unit accreditation from the Skills for Further Learning & Employment Level 1
Bitesize into Environmental Conservation Unit accreditation from the Skills for Further Learning & Employment Entry Level 3
Horticultural Skills Certificate Introduction
Conservation Skills Award Introduction
Certificate in Practical Horticulture Skills Certificate Level 1
Introduction to using Powered Garden Machinery Award Level 1
Tiling Certificate Introduction

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