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From project manging 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.

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Build a career in Construction

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.

Working in this industry will allow you to work on different, interesting and varied projects with clients. Studying a construction course at Middlesbrough College will give you the professional and technical skills, knowledge and understanding required to work within this varied industry.

Middlesbrough College offers a range of courses in the construction sector, alongside traditional trades you will have the opportunity to go into construction specialisms such as civil engineering and professional roles such as architecture. You’ll develop skills in team building, problem solving, organisational, communication, decision making and digital technology.

You will have access to our recently refurbished Construction Skills Workshop! The workshop will give you the type of hands-on experience that employers need and will open the door to high skilled jobs in the sector.

Students will also have the opportunity to go on a range of site visits across the year, experiencing various refurbishments in order to gain an understanding of the challenges faced by industry professionals.

We also offer free personal protective equipment for our students.

View the latest Labour Market Information by sector to see the average salary and projected job growth for your dream career!

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Why study with us?

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.

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.

Students are regularly encouraged to get involved in competitions which provide invaluable experience and the chance to interact with local employers from the industry.

Work experience opportunities organised through college give a taste of what life is like working in the industry.

Community work carried out thanks to Middlesbrough College creates an impressive talking point for future job interviews.

Careers in Construction

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Employers we work with

  • Meldrum Civil/Construction
  • SPIE (Electrical Installation)
  • Applebridge (Construction)
  • Bowmer Kirkland
  • Tilbury Douglas
  • Esh
  • Transform Uk
  • BA Joinery
  • RM Birch
  • Fabricom
  • Geoffrey Robinson Plumbing/Electrical)
  • S. Briggs (Plumbing)
  • Ian Graham (Plumbing)
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