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A career in the Construction industry can be incredibly rewarding and there is a great demand for skilled workers in all fields such as bricklayers, carpenters, plumbers, electricians and project managers.

Our range of Construction courses will provide you with practical, hands on experience necessary to obtain the skill of your choice.

Subjects that we deliver

Peterborough College is proud to offer a diverse array of subjects within the Construction department, including Bricklaying, Carpentry and Joinery, Electrical, and Plumbing.

Catering to various educational needs and career aspirations, we provide a comprehensive range of levels across different modes of study.

Whether you’re interested in Apprenticeships, Diplomas, or T Levels, our programmes are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge essential for a successful career in the construction industry.

Career-focused education

Some of the career opportunities listed below may require further study and qualifications in order to enter the industry.

  • Architect
  • Surveyor
  • Electrician
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Site Manager
  • Structural Engineer
  • Carpenter
  • Plumber
  • Bricklayer
  • Health and Safety Advisor
  • Building Control Officer

Inspire Education Group now offer

Retrofit courses

By 2050, the UK has a legally binding commitment to be carbon neutral. Over 25% of all CO2 emissions in the country come from living in our homes, and with some of the oldest, draughtiest housing stock in Europe, it’s crucial to reduce wasted heat and power.

At Inspire Education Group, we offer a range of level 2 – 5 Retrofit courses designed to prepare you for an exciting and rewarding career in this rapidly expanding industry.



Our Construction Diplomas at Peterborough College provide in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge, setting the foundation for various career paths within the industry.

Studying at Peterborough College has taught me that I can achieve great things and now I feel I can achieve a lot more. I cannot wait to get to University!

Saleh Ali
Construction and the Built Environment Extended Diploma Level 3

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