Overview

Build your career in one of the biggest UK industries with a career in construction. Alongside traditional trades you will have the opportunity to go into construction specialisms such as civil engineering and professional roles such as architecture. You will learn in state of the art workshops and have access to our outdoor construction site.

We also offer free personal protective equipment for our students.

Middlesbrough College is also part of the North East Institute of Technology. Having the prestigious Institute of Technology status gives the promise to our students and employers that we will deliver high-quality technical qualifications and bespoke training to provide a route for people of all ages and existing employees to gain industry specific skills.

Career Choices

From project managing a multimillion pound commercial high rise, to contributing to the regeneration of a city centre; careers in construction can be far more varied than people often believe!  The UK construction industry is poised to grow at its quickest pace in the years ahead planned public and private construction projects that include HS2 and the extension of Heathrow.

Career Progression Routes

Previous students have progressed into careers including:

Bricklaying  |  Carpentry and Joinery  |  Electrical  |  Construction Management  |  Painting and Decorating | Quantity Surveying | Civil Engineering | Architecture | Project Management | Building Surveying

CAREER COACH

EMPLOYERS

Crown Paint

Jacobs

Broadacres

Persimmon Homes

Tolent Construction

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Why study with us?

  1. Middlesbrough College is part of the North East Institute of Technology, this means that students will benefit from top quality technical training and a clear route to technical employment.
  2. Middlesbrough College has a sustainable construction yard which allows students to gain practical experience in constructing a single story dwelling which is built from foundations up to roof.
  3. Students are regularly encouraged to get involved in competitions which provide invaluable experience and the chance to interact with local employers from the industry.
  4. Work experience opportunities organised through college give a taste of what life is like working in the industry.
  5. Community work carried out thanks to Middlesbrough College creates an impressive talking point for future job interviews.
Middlesbrough College Success Stories
Lessons are always very interactive and we are taught in a number of different ways to ensure we take everything in - they are always really fun!
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The tutors are very supportive and always on hand to answer any questions. Settling in was also really easy thanks to the induction period at the start of term.
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Ryan Webster
The teaching and support from tutors has been really good. I would definitely recommend this course to people who want to come back into education. The more I am progressing on the course, the more it has confirmed what I want to study at university.
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Middlesbrough College Success Stories
I'm really enjoying the course. My teachers are great and always ensure we get the best results possible.

The facilities are also brilliant - there's everything you need under one roof!
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Richard Stelling
The course is really good; I have particularly enjoyed studying maths. Maths has been a huge part of my job for many years so to be able to understand it was very rewarding.  The support from tutors and teachers has been great and the facilities are lovely and modern.
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Thomas Brown

It’s been really good coming back to College, this College was the best one I visited locally and the only one that offered the Access to Built Environment course. I am hoping to progress to study Architecture at Leeds Beckett University.

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Amy Rose
I have really enjoyed learning about the industry and I feel more prepared to study my degree at Northumbria University. The Access Diploma has made me more confident and ready to take the next step, it has certainly confirmed my choice to study building surveying at degree level.
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Keiron Mills

I am studying Electrical Installation at college as I hope to one day become an Electrician. UCA helped me to get the grades I needed to get on the course and I would advise all students to work your hardest to pass your exams so you don’t have to resit them at college!

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Zoltan Berki
UCA helped me to achieve the grades I needed to get on to the course of my dreams! I’m studying bricklaying at college and I hope to one day become a Bricklayer.
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Owen Dickinson
I chose to study at Middlesbrough College because it looked better than the other local colleges. I enjoy my course because it is active and enjoyable. The best thing about Middlesbrough College is that I have met lots of new mates. After I have finished my course I want to look for an apprenticeship.
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Shaan Aziz
I chose to study at Middlesbrough College because of the location. I enjoy my course because I learn new things everyday and learn about things I like doing. The best thing about Middlesbrough College is having more freedom compared to school.
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Jack Crowther
I chose to study at Middlesbrough College because the course was recommended for the job I wanted to do. Everything I learn is relevant to the job I want to do. The best thing about Middlesbrough College is that you are treated more like an adult.
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Adele Oliver

I really like the practical side of my course as it allows me to be creative. The best thing about Middlesbrough College is that you can get to college for free on the bus and you are treated like an adult.

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Leyton Osborne
I chose to study at Middlesbrough College because it is in a good location and easy to travel to. I really enjoy my course as I get to learn new skills about construction and it is really interesting. After my course I am planning to apply for an apprenticeship.
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Ben Sullivon
I chose to study at Middlesbrough College because it is close by and has a good reputation. I enjoy my plumbing course and the tutors make it enjoyable. The best thing about Middlesbrough College is that I am treated like an adult.
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Ethan Agiadis
I chose to study at Middlesbrough College because it is in a great location and I can get free travel. I enjoy being able to do a course that will help me with my future. After my course I intend to apply for an apprenticeship.
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David Hodgeson
I chose to study at Middlesbrough College because the facilities, especially the workshops are the best I have seen from all the local colleges I visited. The best thing about Middlesbrough College is the sense of community.
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Josh McPherson

I chose to study at Middlesbrough College because previous students recommended it to me and it is close to where I live. My course is very hands-on and interesting. The best thing about Middlesbrough College is the teachers, they keep people engaged.

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Spencer Taylor Rye
I enjoy the practical elements of my course. After my course I hope to gain employment in home restoration.
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Ameer Ali
I chose to study at Middlesbrough College because the transport is easy, it also has a good reputation. I enjoy my course because it is hands-on and practical. The students and teachers at Middlesbrough College are very easy to get along with, the teachers are helpful and they always do the best for the students.
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Middlesbrough College Construction
The college has been great for preparing me for university and eventually I hope to go into a civil engineering role.
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