Recent growth in the UK Construction and Building Services Industry, together with the current boom in the UK's property market, has created a high demand for house builders, related trades people and those with building services skills such as Electrical Installers, Gas Installers and Plumbers
Construction and building services programmes at Stoke on Trent College are designed to give you the real education and skills you need to become a success in the industry, whether your ambition is to work for a major employer in the sector or to start your own business.
Courses are taught using state-of-the-art, industry standard equipment and machinery in our well established John Seddon Technology Centre and brand new Technology Hub.
Christiana renewable technology rigs are used to teach students about emerging technologies such as electricity regeneration systems, solar thermal, solar photovoltaic electrics and heat pumps in a fun, hands-on way.
Cutting edge machinery worth more than £80,000 has recently been installed at the College to meet a skills shortage in the region for highly trained Wood Machinists. The high-tech CNC Wood Machine can produce bespoke products as effectively as production pieces. We are the only college regionally to offer this facility.
Our two ‘NU Build’ on-site manufactured houses form a unique regional training centre of excellence in current eco-friendly practices.
The College enjoys a regular success in regional and national industry competitions where students can showcase their skills and enhance their achievements.
You can be sure of great support from highly experienced tutors throughout your course.
The College enjoys excellent links with local and national employers in the field to help you to progress into work.