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Building Trades | Professional courses for adults | Northbrook MET

Building Trades courses

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

  • 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
    • Duration: 36 weeks
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  • 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
    • Duration: 18 Months
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  • Construction | NOCN NVQ Diploma in Building Maintenance Multi-trade Repair and Refurbishment Operations | Level 2
    Construction | NOCN NVQ Diploma in Building Maintenance Multi-trade Repair and Refurbishment Operations | Level 2

    This 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
    • Duration: 18 Months
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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
    • Duration: 12-18 months
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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
    • Duration: 18 months
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  • Electrical Installations | 18th Edition Wiring Regulations | City & Guilds
    Electrical Installations | 18th Edition Wiring Regulations | City & Guilds

    This 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations course is an essential qualification for those working in the electrical installation industry.

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Duration: 3 weeks
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  • 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
    • Duration: 30 Weeks
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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
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • 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
    • Duration: 30 Weeks
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