Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Building Trades - Part-time courses for adults

Part-time building trades courses

We offer a range of part-time courses in the construction trades suitable for beginners and also for more experienced workers who want to pick up a new skill or keep up-to-date with industry requirements. There are also courses to help you gain basic DIY skills.

Available courses

  • Building Trades - Cskills Diploma in Painting and Decorating Level 2

    This course gives you key skills in painting and decorating in a workplace style environment.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Building Trades - City & Guilds Diploma in Bench Joinery Level 2

    This course will give you skills that employers are looking for in the construction industry as well as equipping you for further study.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Building Trades - City & Guilds Diploma in Bench Joinery Level 3

    This course further develops your bench joinery and construction skills.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Building Trades - City & Guilds Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 3

    If you’re interested in starting a career in Carpentry, this course will be the perfect progression point to complete your formal training in carpentry, furthering your knowledge and skill in carpentry and preparing you for a career as a Carpenter.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Building Trades - City & Guilds Diploma Plumbing Studies Level 2 Year 1

    This is a beginners course to start you on a career in plumbing.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2017, Sep 2017
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  • Building Trades - City & Guilds Diploma Plumbing Studies Level 2 Year 2

    This second-year course develops your qualifications from your experience in year 1.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2017, Sep 2017
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  • Building Trades - Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures)

    This is a qualification that tests both practical and knowledge based skills in a realistic working environment. When you have successfully completed this qualification, you will be at an Improver/Electrician’s Mate level.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: 2 Years
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Building Trades - Short Course in DIY Basic Home Maintenance

    This course will teach you a range of key home-maintenance skills.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Nov 2018, Jan 2019, Feb 2019
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  • Carpentry and Joinery - Cskills Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery Level 1

    This course is the perfect starting point for a career in carpentry and joinery, and will help you onto further study.

    • Course type: Full-time
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Carpentry and Joinery Part-time - Cskills Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery Level 1

    This course is the perfect starting point for a career in carpentry and joinery, and will help you onto further study.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Electrical - City & Guilds Diploma in Electrical Installations Level 2

    The Level 2 qualification is designed for new entrants to the industry, providing them with the basic skills and experience they need.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Electrical - NVQ in Electrical Installations on site units and AM2 Test

    This course is designed for candidates that have completed a Level 3 Diploma (Technical Certificate) in Electrical Installations. After successful completion of this course candidates will be qualified electricians and able to get an ECS card.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: Months
    • Starting: Jan 2019
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  • Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Studies

    This qualification is for learners wanting to learn the basic skills and knowledge involved in plumbing.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: Months
    • Starting: Jan 2019
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  • Plumbing - Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies

    This is a qualification that tests both practical and knowledge based skills in a realistic working environment.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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