What skills do I need?

You don’t need any formal skills but a keen interest in construction is essential! Your GCSE results will determine which level course you come and study. For entry requirements take a look at each course page.

What are my job/career options after this course?

Depending which level course you study career options can vary between a construction operative, a technical assistant, a site supervisor and much more.

What qualifications will I get?

This will depend on which level course you choose to study. Find out on each course page in the ‘At a glance’ section.

Where will I study, what are the facilities like?

As a Reaseheath construction student you will be working in our dedicated facility which comprises of four extensively equipped workshops, a large classroom and a computer suite. This ensures you have generous work space, fully supplied with a wide range of modern materials.

Will my course cost anything?

Students aged under 19 will not be charged tuition fees. If you are aged over 19 visit the 19+ Further Education Tuition Fees page.

Will I go on any trips or study tours?

The construction department does not run study tours but they do run days out where the only costs are entrance fees.

What equipment will I need?

Students on a Construction course will need a pair of steel top cap boots. You will also need to purchase a pair of overalls from the college for £18.

Safety goggles can be purchased from the Construction department at a discounted price when required for the course.

You will also be required to purchase stationery and reference textbooks.


Is work experience part of my course?

All students will undertake work experience, how much will depend on which course you are studying. Please check course pages for details.

Will I be doing stock duties?

The only time construction students are required to attend outside college hours is at our annual Family Festival in May.

If you have any further questions please contact the enquiries team by using our online enquiry form.