Construction Skills College #1 Choice for Construction Training

At Construction Skills College we offer Plastering courses, Plumbing courses, Tiling courses, Carpentry courses, Kitchen Fitting courses and Bricklaying courses including beginners courses and NVQ assessments.

You are taught by experienced tradespeople and we have excellent feedback from learners.

Join 1000’s of previous learners and Learn A Trade with us


Do you want to change your career, or supplement your income, or complete work on your own projects?  

If so we can give you the skills, confidence and support needed to learn a trade and generate a new income.

Fantastic course with outstanding tutors.

The passion and experience these tutors show is undoubtedly what made this course a great investment.

They do not lack in any part of the course from the staff to the tools and materials you use they are 100% invested in you getting the most out of the course.

Mr. Martin. May 2019
City and Guilds construction apprenticeship in plastering tiling plumbing joined

… very good trade practices are being taught & demonstrated by the centre staff & fully supported by very good theory being taught to the candidates … the quality of the candidates work continues to be at a high level which will certainly help any candidate seeking full time employment in the construction industry, well done to all candidates & centre staff.

Extract from City & Guilds External Verifier Report.

Customer Feedback

It is hard to pin-point a certain part as everything I learned was very useful and interesting. The whole environment and work areas make you feel safe. All of the staff are very helpful and understanding. I enjoyed the whole experience. Thank you for a fantastic time, I’ve learned so much. The tutor we had was fantastic. His enthusiasm for plastering rubs off on you. I feel he has made me the best plasterer I can be so once again Thank you.
Mark O'Hara, Plastering Course
The staff are very friendly and professional, the instructors are very knowledgeable and approachable. The whole course was interesting and I feel I could confidently go away from here and do a good job.
Allan Butcher, Tiling Course
Every part of the course was interesting and useful and I look forward to taking it further. I liked the learning environment and staff. Tutor gave out a positive approach to the subject and made it a pleasure to arrive to be taught each day. Thank you for the time. WIll be recommending to others.
Gareth Ryder, Plumbing Course
Friendly, good work areas and loads of practical training. Cannot identify the most interesting, as a whole the course was interesting and useful, seeing the end product and getting feedback on ways to improve was the most rewarding. Great course, really enjoyable – thank you.
Darren Gotheridge, Carpentry Course
Friendly atmosphere and helpful attitude of all staff. Really liked cutting worktops, pelmet, cornice. All tips and tricks from tutor. An excellent course. Good instructor with an easy manner. We had all the tools we needed. An excellent course.
Robert Peek, Kitchen Fitting Course
Everyone is extremely helpful and nice and easy to get on with. Everyone is very knowledgeable and steers you in the right direction. The whole courser has been useful from learning all the tools to finishing and building the cavity wall.
Paul Button, Bricklaying Course

Why Choose Us

  • We are confident in our success in your success.
  • You are taught by experienced tradespeople with a passion for passing on their skills.
  • You will be fully supported after you have completed your course so that you are confident in using your trade skills to complete work and earn money.
  • You can achieve accredited certificates for your new skills.
  • You will feel proud of what you have achieved, that you did it. You choose to learn a new skill and did and are now ready to put it in practice and earn some real money.

Why choose to complete one of our training courses

  • As a training centre who are accredited by City & Guilds, BPEC, NOCN, EAL, TTA, and who are registered on the National Career Service website, you can be confident you are attending a construction course at a centre which has the learners interests at heart.  More information about our centre can be read on our about us page.

  • We have courses suitable for people with no previous experience and courses available for those who need to be assessed for their current skills so that they can achieve an NVQ and related CSCS card.

  • We offer the opportunity to learn a range of trades with the following training available: plastering courses, plumbing courses, tiling courses, bricklaying courses, carpentry courses and kitchen fitting courses. Again all suitable for total beginners.

  • All tools and materials are provided during your training.

  • No pushy salespeople. We are here to advice you of the best course for you and then let you make the decision. We have an open door policy to visitors and welcome you at anytime to view a course and speak with tutors and learners.  We will never visit you in your home to discuss courses, please do not let anyone from any training centre or company visit you at your home to discuss/sell you a course.  You will be pressured into signing up for a course – if they have nothing to hid you should be able to visit their centre to look around.

Accredited Courses

Our centre is accredited by City & Guilds, Cskills, Open Awards, OCNWMR, HABC, NOCN, OCR and BPEC. We are a CSCS test centre, have MATRIX accreditation and area approved by The Tile Association

Extract from City & Guilds Courses

… very good trade practices are being taught & demonstrated by the centre staff & fully supported by very good theory being taught to candidates… the quality of the candidates work continues to be at a high level which will certainly help any candidate seeking full time employment in the construction industry, well done to all candidates & centre staff

Full Support

The excellent support you receive before and during your training with us continues after you have completed your course. Your tutors and all staff are only a telephone call away to offer helpful advice and guidance

Support by Email, Phone or in Person

Support is available from all staff. Having an experienced and qualified tradesperson you can call at anytime is priceless. You can call your tutor direct, send them a text message, email or call into the centre.

Amazing Tutors

You are taught by experienced tradespeople with many, many years experience and who are still on the tools. You are taught the right way to succeed.

Trade Specific Tutors

If you attend our plumbing courses you will be taught by a gas safe plumbing and heating engineer.

Our plastering courses are taught by an experienced time served plasterers.

The same for tiling, carpentry, kitchen fitting, bricklaying, electrical, etc, etc.

You will Succeed

We are very experienced and very, very good at helping you succeed and achieve your goals. We know you can do it, believe us.

We love what we do

We are experienced in re-training people who have had no previous experience in the trades.

We can take you from a total beginner with no previous experience up to an NVQ qualified tradesperson. You are taught the right way by people who have/are earning a living from the trades.