Study Construction at MK College
Studying construction is perfect for people who are ready to take their first steps into a rewarding career. It needs problem-solving skills and determination to get the job done on time and to a high standard. Whether you’re keen to learn a trade and find a job, or have got your mind set on running your own business, come and take advantage of our industry-standard facilities and be inspired by our expert tutors.
Apprenticeships available in this area
Interested in studying an apprenticeship but not sure what it entails? Find out whether an apprenticeship is right for you, browse our latest vacancies and get dedicated support from our Apprenticeships Team.
We work with a range of employers to ensure our students can get access to the experience, equipment and contacts they need to be a success in their chosen industry.
We were thrilled that Brewers Decorator Centres wanted to work with our students and film part of this promotion in our workshops.
GET HANDS ON WITH OUR FACILITIES
One of the key differences between studying at College and studying at school is our first class facilities. Our construction students benefit from workshops and equipment that mirror the industry today. From our multi-trade outdoor work site, industrial machinery and live testing rigs, you can expect to turn your passion into a career using industry-standard equipment.
Why choose Construction at Milton Keynes College?
There are huge building and infrastructure projects going on in Milton Keynes and the surrounding area, which means the industry has a high demand for trained employees. We work with businesses and use our industry-standard facilities to give you the knowledge and skills that employers are looking for. Work experience will play a vital role in this, allowing you the opportunity to develop your skills in real life situations. Learning from experienced lecturers, you will benefit from visiting industry professionals, receive personal one-to-one tutorials and participate in live project work.
Intermediate or Advanced?
You may have seen our courses split up into Intermediate and Advanced. Here’s the lowdown on what they mean…
This level of study is equivalent to Level 1 & 2.
This will offer you a dedicated support system to prepare you for progression. You will develop your knowledge, skills and confidence in your chosen specialism, encouraged by your tutors and peers. Your experiences will enable you to decide what you want to do next, whether it’s an apprenticeship or an Advanced (Level 3) study programme at College, you will discover the wide range of options open to you.
This level of study is equivalent to Level 3.
Put your passion for your chosen subject into action with a variety of work experience opportunities. You’ll put your skills and knowledge to the test by taking on work experience in your chosen industry, getting an insight into what life in that career will be like. You’ll develop your learning at College, taking full advantage of our industry-standard facilities. Professionalism is a must for advanced programmes, as you will be making contacts and opening doors for yourself which could lead to something extraordinary.
This level of study is equivalent to Level 4, 5 & 6, and is only for people who have already completed an Advanced (Level 3) qualification (BTEC or A Level or equivalent).
Take your career to the next step with undergraduate qualifications, from HNCs to BA Degrees. Focus on your specialism, developing advanced technical, practical and research skills to prepare you for a fulfilling and successful career. With expert lecturers, small class sizes and access to facilities mirroring industry, get ready to become an expert in your chosen field.