Construction

Train to become a skilled and qualified tradesperson in brickwork, carpentry and joinery, wall and floor tiling, painting and decorating or plastering.

About Construction

You will study in our dedicated construction centres and facilities. These include classrooms for theory and huge trade-specific workshops where you develop your practical skills each week. CAVC also offers hundreds of work placements to construction students each year, as well as the chance to take part in national skills competitions – all helping you stand out from the crowd and gain employment.

#YourCAVC

Our new Construction and the Built Environment Level 3 course is ideal for students wishing to become an Architect, Building Surveyor, Construction Manager, Civil Engineer or Quantity Surveyor. Courses such as this are accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineering and offer paid for Career Ready placements.

#YourIndustry

£10bn of investment has been identified for the next 7 years across South east Wales. LSkIP (2017) states that there are over 5,000 registered businesses in the South East Wales with a current workforce of 45,000 that is set to grow to 46,900 by 2024 with a job replacement requirement of 15,300.

#YourFuture

After completing their qualification most students progress into employment in the construction industry. This includes jobs with large employers such as Willmott Dixon and Redrow, smaller construction companies or even starting their own business.

Construction Courses

Brickwork

Course name Level Start date Location
Brickwork
L1 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Brickwork
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Brickwork
Only 2 places left
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Brickwork - Apprenticeship
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Carpentry

Course name Level Start date Location
Carpentry
L1 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Bench Joinery
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus
Site Carpentry
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Site Carpentry - Apprenticeship
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Site Carpentry - Enhanced Diploma
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Site Carpentry - NVQ
Only 1 places left
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Bench Joinery
L3 Full Time 7 September 2020 Barry Campus
Bench Joinery - Apprenticeship
Only 1 places left
L3 Part Time 7 September 2020 Barry Campus
Carpentry
L3 Full Time 7 September 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Site Carpentry - Apprenticeship
L3 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Construction

Course name Level Start date Location
Construction Operatives
L1 Part Time 6 January 2020 Barry Campus East Cardiff Campus
Construction & The Built Environment
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Construction & The Built Environment - Enhanced Diploma
L3 Full Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Construction & The Built Environment - Higher National Certificate
Only 2 places left
L4 Part Time 14 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Construction and the Built Environment - Higher Apprenticeship
L4 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Site Supervision - CIOB
L4 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Construction Site Management - NVQ Diploma
L6 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Painting

Course name Level Start date Location
Painting & Decorating
L1 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Painting & Decorating
L1 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Painting & Decorating
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Painting & Decorating
L3 Full Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Tiling and Plastering

Course name Level Start date Location
Plastering
L1 Full Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Plastering
L1 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Wall & Floor Tiling
L1 Full Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Plastering
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Plastering - Apprenticeship
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Self Funded Plastering
Only 2 places left
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Wall & Floor Tiling
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff