Construction - 14-16 College

2 years
Balliol Road Campus

Course Details

This option is for those who want to start developing their skills for a career in the Construction industry, in particular Carpentry & Joinery.  

2.9million people are employed in the UK in the construction sector – that’s around 10% of all jobs in the country. What does this mean for you? A great amount of career opportunities.

  • Introduction to Health and Safety
  • Construction using mortice joints
  • Construction using halving joints
  • Construction using haunched joints
City & Guilds Certificate in Construction
  • College
  • Apprenticeship
  • Carpenter
  • Joiner
  • Project Manager
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Architect
  • Construction Manager
  • Bricklayer
  • Mason
  • Electrician
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Industrial Electrical Installer
  • Painter
  • Decorator
  • Sprayer
  • Plumber
  • Heating Engineer
  • Tiler
  • Building Services Engineer
  • Building Surveyor
  • Civil Engineer
  • Health and Safety Manager

Entry Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions that we are often asked:

No, the Government funds all college places up to the age of 19.

No. It is entirely a choice for you and your family.

Each department has workwear that reflects the subject area and how employees in that industry dress. The pictures in the brochure and on this website give an idea of how the different outfits look.

At Hugh Baird College, everyone wears a coloured lanyard to show who they are – both staff and students. These are all different colours depending on which department you belong to. All Hugh Baird 14-16 College students will wear lanyards that are two-tone blue. It is important that you wear yours every day to gain access to the College.