• Do you enjoy learning practical skills with hands-on training?
  • Do you want to work in block paving?
  • Are you interested in developing your skills in a realistic working environment?

Build your career in construction and learn a skilled trade with our hands-on practical learning that will prepare you for the construction industry.

There are fantastic opportunities to showcase your skills at competitions such as SkillBuild, as well as the possibility for your work to be entered for the City and Guilds Gold Awards.

Previous students have taken part in the HOPE Strategy project; where Rotherham College teamed up with Rotherham Borough Council and charity Action Housing to help renovate derelict houses into fully functioning, modern homes for vulnerable people.

Courses and Apprenticeships available in:

  • Construction
  • Construction and the Built Environment
  • Plumbing
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Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, our Construction department hosts first-class facilities, providing you with the perfect foundations to construct a successful career. Whether it’s brickwork, carpentry and joinery, painting and decorating, plastering or plumbing, our industry experienced tutors will support you in moving up the career ladder, no matter what level you start at.

The College has strong links with employers such as Willmott Dixon, and our tools are state of the art, thanks to generous donations from Stanley Black and Decker.

Following the Construction route you could be:
  • Bricklayer
  • Carpenter
  • Joiner
  • Painter and Decorator
  • Plasterer
  • Plumber

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“I’ve really enjoyed the experience of being on a real-life site, and finding out more about the importance of what you need to consider to make sure yourself and others are safe.”

Construction Students

Construction students gain first-hand experience of health and safety in the workplace, putting theory into practise by visiting a real-life building site that they are likely to work on once they leave College.

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