Building Trades | Professional courses for adults

Become an expert in your trade

We offer a range of part-time courses in building 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. 

Available courses

  • Brighton
    Plumbing | C&G Diploma in Plumbing | Level 1
    Plumbing | C&G Diploma in Plumbing | Level 1

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

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Qualification: City & Guilds Diploma in Plumbing Studies Level 1
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  • Brighton
    Carpentry & joinery | City & Guilds Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery | Level 1
    Carpentry & joinery | City & Guilds Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery | Level 1

    Learn hand tool skills which you will use to form basic woodworking joints and progress onto more complex projects such as small window frames.

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Qualification: City & Guilds Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery Level 1
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  • Brighton
    Carpentry & joinery | City & Guilds Diploma in Bench Joinery | Level 2
    Carpentry & joinery | 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: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Qualification: City & Guilds Diploma in Bench Joinery Level 2
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  • Brighton
    Carpentry & joinery | City & Guilds Diploma in Site Carpentry | Level 2
    Carpentry & joinery | City & Guilds Diploma in Site Carpentry | Level 2

    This course will develop your practical skills, knowledge and understanding of site carpentry.

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Qualification: City & Guilds Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 2
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  • Brighton
    Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations - Architectural Joinery or Site Carpentry
    Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations - Architectural Joinery or Site Carpentry

    The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations - Architectural Joinery or Site carpentry qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment; this means you need to be employed to study this qualification.

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Qualification: Level 2 Architectural Joinery(QUB900) NVQ
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  • Painting & Decorating | NOCN NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing Occupations | Level 2
    Painting & Decorating | NOCN NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing Occupations | Level 2

    The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Occupations (Painter) qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment. This means you need to be employed to study this qualification.

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
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  • Brighton
    Plumbing | C&G Diploma in Plumbing | Level 2
    Plumbing | C&G Diploma in Plumbing | Level 2

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

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Qualification: City & Guilds Diploma in Plumbing Studies Level 2
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  • Brighton
    Electrical | City & Guilds Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) | Level 3
    Electrical | City & Guilds Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) | Level 3

    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: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures)
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  • Electrical Installations Experienced Worker | City & Guilds Diploma - Level 3
    Electrical Installations Experienced Worker | City & Guilds Diploma - Level 3

    This qualification is designed for you if you have recognised technical knowledge and experience in the electrical installation industry but have not completed an apprenticeship or the NVQ Level 3.

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Qualification: C & G Level 3 in Electrotechnical Services - Experienced Worker
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  • Electrical | NVQ Diploma in Electrical Installations (on site units and AM2 Test) | Level 3
    Electrical | NVQ Diploma in Electrical Installations (on site units and AM2 Test) | Level 3

    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: Adult qualifications and professional
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  • Brighton
    Painting and Decorating | NOCN Diploma Level 3 | Brighton MET
    Painting and Decorating | NOCN Diploma Level 3 | Brighton MET

    This course will help you gain the professional skills and knowledge needed for a career as a painter and decorator.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: CSKILLS Diploma in Painting and Decorating (Construction) Level 3
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  • Worthing
    Engineering - Open Access
    Engineering - Open Access

    The course provides access to an engineering workshop with a wide range of equipment to enable students to complete their projects, for example car parts and vintage motorcycle repairs. The course is open to students of all abilities.

    • Course type: Adult leisure and hobby
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  • Worthing
    Woodwork | Beginners
    Woodwork | Beginners

    This course is suitable for anyone interested in woodworking to learn and practice the skills required to make furniture and other wooden items. The course is suitable for students of all abilities.

    • Course type: Adult leisure and hobby
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