Construction

Study construction at Newcastle College

Construction courses at Newcastle College focus on developing your skills so that you are equipped with the knowledge and practical experience to enter the construction industry. Combined with our strong links with employers, you can make a seamless transition into employment. Following your course at Newcastle College you will be equipped to pursue a career within bricklaying, electrical installation, plumbing, painting and decorating, tiling or roofing. Further study will allow you to progress to site management surveying or civil engineering.

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Facilities

As a construction student at Newcastle College you’ll benefit from:

  • a Construction Skills Academy in Low Walker
  • facilities for bricklaying, plastering, floor and tiling, roofing and scaffolding
  • construction workshops at our main campus which simulate site conditions
  • computer aided design facilities.

Employer Links

We offer great opportunities to liaise with employers and manufacturers in the trade through our links with local and national businesses. Our links with employers include Velux, Khlober Systems, John Brash, North East Heritage, ICOPOL, Buck and Hickman, British Gypsum, Westerhope Tile Centre, Weber and Guild of Bricklayers.