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

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Brickwork
Only 2 places left
L1 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Brickwork
Course full
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Brickwork
Course full
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Carpentry

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Carpentry
L1 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff East Cardiff Campus
Introduction to Construction
L1 Part Time 14 January 2021 15 January 2021 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff East Cardiff Campus
Bench Joinery
Only 1 places left
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus
Carpentry and Joinery - Apprenticeship
Course full
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 Barry Campus
Site Carpentry
Only 1 places left
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Site Carpentry - Enhanced Diploma
Course full
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Site Carpentry - NVQ
Course full
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Bench Joinery
Course full
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
Construction

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CAD in Construction - Parametric Modelling
L1 Part Time 2 November 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Construction Operatives
L1 Full Time 31 August 2020 4 January 2021 Barry Campus East Cardiff Campus
CAD in Construction - 2D Computer Aided Design
L2 Part Time 8 March 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Construction & The Built Environment
Only 1 places left
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Maintenance Operations - Apprenticeship
Only 1 places left
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 Barry Campus
Civil Engineering
L3 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Construction & Built Environment - Extended Certificate
L3 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Construction & The Built Environment
Course full
L3 Full Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Construction & Built Environment HNC - Introduction
L4 Part Time 11 January 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Construction and the Built Environment - Higher Apprenticeship
L4 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
HNC in Construction & The Built Environment (Building Services Engineering)
L4 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
HNC in Construction & The Built Environment (Civil Engineering)
L4 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
HNC in Construction & The Built Environment (Construction)
L4 Part Time 7 September 2020 2 November 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
HNC in Construction & The Built Environment (Surveying)
L4 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
HNC in Construction & The Built Environment
L4 Full Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Site Supervision - Apprenticeship
Only 1 places left
L4 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Painting

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Painting & Decorating
Only 1 places left
L1 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Painting & Decorating
Only 4 places left
L1 Part Time 15 January 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Painting & Decorating
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Painting & Decorating
Only 3 places left
L3 Full Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Tiling and Plastering

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Plastering
Only 2 places left
L1 Full Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Plastering
L1 Part Time 15 January 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Wall & Floor Tiling
Course full
L1 Full Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Plastering
Course full
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 - NVQ Diploma
Only 1 places left
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Wall & Floor Tiling
Course full
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff