Construction Trade Courses

There is always a need for skilled carpenters, builders, plumbers and other tradespeople. Our construction courses are aimed at giving you the knowledge and skills you need to thrive in the construction industry.

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Why study a construction trade at Oaklands College?

Our courses are designed to help you progress in the industry, whilst giving you a recognised qualification. We work closely with the industry to structure our courses to suit your needs in the ever changing environment. 

You will be taught by highly experienced tutors in our dedicated construction facilities at the St Albans Campus, which include bespoke training bays and industry standard workshops. As well as the work you do in college, you will also be able to put what you learn into practice. 

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    ALREADY IN THE INDUSTRY? - If you are already working in the industry and are looking to gain recognised qualifications, we offer the option for you to study courses on day-release, block release or evening programmes according to the trade.

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    CSCS TEST CENTRE – We have a CSCS test centre at the St Albans campus where all our students can undertake their Health & Safety exam to allow them to undertake work on construction sites and ensure they are work ready when they leave.

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Opportunities in Construction

Our courses are designed to enable you to progress straight into industry or further education. Possible future career options open to you include:

Expert Tutors

We boast an impressive list of professional experts as part of our Motor Vehicle and Engineering team. Lecturers include people who have wide and varied knowledge of the motor vehicle industry.


Our student success stories

Meet: Declan

Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction

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Meet: Enerik

Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing

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Meet: Daniel

Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation

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Experience what the future
has to offer at Oaklands College

Studying at Oaklands is about finding out what you enjoy learning, with a huge range of courses including A Levels, BTECs and Apprenticeships our students are given a the opportunity to make their own academic choices, and thrive in a subject they enjoy.

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