These hands on practical courses will prepare you for work in a range of trades, from bricklaying, carpentry and electrical installation, to painting and plumbing.

What can I study?

  • built environment
  • brickwork
  • carpentry & joinery
  • electrical installation
  • painting & decorating
  • plumbing

Facilities & Opportunities

  • brand new dedicated construction centre at the Chichester campus
  • well equipped and specialist subject workshops
  • industry experienced staff who will teach you the knowledge and skills of their trade
  • the chance to compete in regional and national competitions

Your Future

The type of work you end up doing will depend on your job role and the trade you specialise in, but most future work will be practical and outdoors, usually on a building site as part of a team.

What will I be doing?

Designing, developing and repairing buildings, interiors and other sturctures, as well as potentially installing and maintaining plumbing and electrical systems.

What skills will I need?

Good communication, teamwork and practical/hands-on skills, as well as creativity and attention to detail.