Construction is used to describe a variety of trades and career choices, which can lead to senior technical and management positions. You will develop your theoretical knowledge and understanding with the of our professionally qualified and experienced tutors.
Our brand new multi million pound campus opened September 2015 at Wirral Waters, Birkenhead. There has never been a better time to enrol at Wirral Met College so that you can benefit from learning practical skills in our outstanding facilities.
Wirral Met College has a wide range of courses from Entry Level to Degree. Whatever you want to study, whether it’s a course to advance your career or training to learn new skills, we have a course suitable for you.
Programmes delivered at the Wirral Waters Campus include:
|BTEC Construction and the Built Environment Diploma – 90 credit||Level 3||R251|
|BTEC Construction and the Built Environment Extended Diploma||Level 3||R252|
These courses equip students with the skills and knowledge to progress onto occupations including:
- Architect - view occupation details here
- Civil engineer - view occupation details here
- Construction site manager - view occupation details here
- Surveyor - view occupation details here
There are a wide range of jobs in the construction industry. Starting salaries for Plasterers are from £14,000-£17,000, rising to £25,000 or more; Plumbers may earn from £16,500 to £35,000 per year, and experienced fully qualified Architects can earn £34,000-£42,000 per year. (Source)
Many students progress onto jobs and/or apprenticeships once they have completed their study programmes. Level 3 students often progress on to Higher Education courses such as the BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) or Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes in Construction & The Built Environment, at Wirral Met College. Many people decide to become self employed and set up their own business once they have gained the skills and experience in the trade.