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We are keen to encourage young people into construction, develop links with employers and work closely with industry to ensure students gain the essential skills they need to become highly employable in the construction industry. Whether you choose to specialise in Brickwork, Plumbing or Carpentry and Joinery, there are loads of opportunities including working for local, national and international contractors or becoming your own boss!

Ryann Williams, Head of Construction


“During my time at College starting from Level 1 plumbing, I have become more capable and confident in my skills and now after completing my level 3 Plumbing course I have been employed by LMC first as a technician and now as a member of the Estates team. Thanks to the support of the staff members, now my colleagues, I was able to improve both my skills and myself and I continue to do so, working with so many people with various skills and talents.”

Dan Jones, Level 3 Plumbing

 







Past students have gone on to higher courses in Construction and the Built Environment. Also, many have gained full time employment as plumbing and heating engineers, carpenters and joiners, civil engineers and working in architects’ offices at employers such as Costain, Rogerson, Bowker, Duckett and Russell Armer. From our full time courses in Brickwork, Carpentry & Joinery, Plumbing, Electrical Installations and Apprenticeships, many of our students go on to start their own business both locally and regionally.

Your future career could be..

Bricklayer £15,000 - £35,000
Kitchen/Bathroom Fitter £15,000 - £35,000
Plumber £15,000 - £40,000
Carpenter/Joiner £16,000 - £40,000
Electrician £18,000 - £42,000
Site Manager £38,000 - £46,000

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What do I need to join?

3 GCSEs at grade G/1 or higher PLUS grade F/2 or higher in Maths and English
Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

General Information

The course is for students who are not employed in the construction industry but want to develop skills within the trade with a view to progressing onto a specific full time course – Brickwork, Carpentry and Joinery, Plumbing or Apprenticeships.

Who is this course for?

The course is suitable for school leavers who would like a career in the construction industry or who will progress to higher level courses.

Contact Details

Roy Douglas, telephone 01524 66215 Ext.323.
For information, advice and guidance or to apply please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521237 or 0800 306306.

Course Information Sheet

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Student Profiles

George Mundy

June 13, 2018

Course(s) taken at college: Level 1 Carpentry & Joinery, Level 2 Bench Joinery Apprenticeship, Level

Samuel Orchard

June 13, 2018

Course(s) taken at college: Joinery Bench Level 1, Joinery Bench Level 2 Apprenticeship, J

Kyle Davies

June 13, 2018

Course taken at college: Plumbing Level 2

Zachariah Rogers

January 17, 2018

Course(s) taken at college: Electrical Installation Level 2

Will McLean

January 17, 2018

Course(s) taken at college: Aspire course and Joinery Apprenticeship Level 2

Siobhan Fagan

January 17, 2018

Course taken at college: Electrical Installation Level 2

Matt Smith

January 17, 2018

Course taken at college: Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship Level 2

Lucas Bentley

January 17, 2018

Course taken at college: Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship Level 2

Josh Clayton

January 17, 2018

Course(s) taken at college: Level 1 Multiskills

Jake Dickson

January 17, 2018

Course taken at college: Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship Level 2

Harry Procter

January 17, 2018

Course taken at college: Electrical Installation Level 2

Aidan Saunders

January 17, 2018

Course taken at college: Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship Level 2

Ben Woods

March 30, 2017

Apprenticeship taken at college: Level 3 Plumbing

Khan Puffett

March 21, 2017

Apprenticeship: Level 3 Joinery Employer: Mark Pattinson Joinery, Lancaster

Jonathan Forrest

March 21, 2017

Apprenticeship: Level 3 Joinery Employer: NHS Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Jake Woof

March 21, 2017

Apprenticeship: Level 3 Joinery (Bench) Employer: Marthwaite Joinery, Sedbergh - specialists i

Brad Whalley

March 21, 2017

Apprenticeship: Joinery Employer: Bob Howard Builders Ltd

Joshua Brently

March 21, 2017

School: Carnforth High School Course taken at college: Level 1 and Level 2 Brickwork

Andre Vidal

March 21, 2017

School: Morecambe High School Course taken at college: Multi Skills and Level 2 Brickwork

Fiona Finnigan

February 02, 2017

School attended: Cardinal Allen Catholic High School, Fleetwood

Jack Mottershead

February 02, 2017

Courses taken at college: Pathway to Construction Carpentry & Joinery Level 2 (full time) and Carpen

Angel Byram

October 27, 2016

Courses taken at college: Multiskills, Level 1 and Level 2 Brickwork School attended: Morecamb

Luke Hayhurst

October 25, 2016

Course taken at college: Plumbing and Heating Level 2 School attended: Morecambe Community Hig

Cameron Bates

October 25, 2016

Course taken at college: Level 2 Plumbing and Heating School attended: Morecambe Community High Sch

Poppy Nixon

June 07, 2016

Course taken at college: Plumbing Apprenticeship Level 3 Is this the first course you have done at

Mark Sawrey

June 07, 2016

School attended: Ulverston Victoria High School Course taken at college: Level 3 Plumbing

Levi Mclennan

June 07, 2016

School attended: Our Lady’s Catholic College, Lancaster Course taken at college: Level 2 Plum

Kai Trufitt

June 07, 2016

School attended: Furness Academy Course taken at college: Level 2 Carpentry & Joinery

Josh Brentley

June 07, 2016

School attended: Carnforth High School Course taken at college: Level 1 Bricklaying

Jordan Smith

June 07, 2016

School attended: Dallam School Course taken at college: Level 1 Joinery

Jacob Grime

June 07, 2016

School attended: Garstang Community Academy Course taken at college: Level 2 Brickwork

Bradley Boyd

May 26, 2016

School attended: Morecambe Community High School Course taken at college: Level 1 Plumbin

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