Construction Trades and the Built Environment
Do you want to learn a trade that could lead to a successful career in the construction industry? Are you a practical person who would prefer hands-on work to a desk job? Studying our construction courses will give you the skills and qualifications that you need.
Where will your story take you?
From learning new skills, to building the knowledge you need to get set for your future. Wherever your story takes you next, at Hugh Baird College, we can help get you there.
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2.9 million 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 significant amount of career opportunities.
Centre of Industry Excellence
Studying a Construction Trades and the Built Environment course at Hugh Baird College means that you will be developing your skills and knowledge in one of our Centres of Industry Excellence.
Carpentry & Joinery at Hugh Baird College
Studying a Carpentry & Joinery course at Hugh Baird College could give you the skills and qualifications that you need to become a Carpenter, Joiner, Construction Manager, Project Manager or you could even start up your own construction company.
Bricklaying at Hugh Baird College
Studying a Bricklaying course with us could give you the skills and qualifications that you need to become a Bricklayer, Mason, Construction Manager, Project Manager, Building Services Engineer or you could even start up your own construction company.
Painting & Decorating at Hugh Baird College
Our painting and decorating qualifications are designed for those who wish to work in the commercial or domestic sectors. Students who have studied painting and decorating study programmes at the College, have gone on to become apprentices or self-employed and many have secured work with local and regional firms.
Plumbing at Hugh Baird College
Our Plumbing qualifications are College based and are designed to help you to develop in to a plumber or heating engineer. Past students in this area have gone on to secure employment with national and regional firms.
Wall & Floor Tiling at Hugh Baird College
Our range of study programmes in wall and floor tiling span Levels 1 to 3 and are ideal for those wishing to start a career on a commercial or domestic site using coloured and textured tiles to inside of buildings and bathrooms or work on large floors in factories, shopping centres, airports or hotels.
Carpentry and Joinery learners' work experience at HPBC Housing
Carpentry and Joinery learners have been undertaking work experience at the Housing People, Building Communities (HPBC) development on Kingsley Road in Liverpool. As part of their Study Programme, our learners undertake valuable work experience with relevant employers.
Carpentry & Joinery workshop
Painting & Decorating workshop
Wall and Floor Tiling workshop
Employers we work with
As a Level 2 or Level 3 student in this subject area, you will have the opportunity to undertake a Scholarship with our industry partners; Peel Ports, Denholm Logistics Group and Cadent Gas.
These Scholarship Programmes have been designed to help to set you up for your future career and give you a taste of an exciting sector of our local and national economy.
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