A career in construction is many things – challenging, hard work and, most importantly, rewarding.

Based at: Enterprise Way Campus

You need to be a good team player, be aware of the environment around you, work quickly and accurately, be safety conscious and enjoy working in different places. Barnfield offers a range of courses which will give you the skills, knowledge and know-how to succeed in this area. All courses are based at our Technology Campus in Enterprise Way, where you will have access to large workshops allowing for full-scale building projects.

Students from the construction department have taken part in many competitions and are often called upon to take part in local projects and help in the community. Recent projects have seen students constructing pathways for local junior schools – providing excellent hands-on experience in a very rewarding environment.

The department covers a wide variety of courses from Brickwork, Plumbing, Plastering, Carpentry, Painting & Decorating. Whatever your interest or skill level Barnfield will have a course to help you take that next valuable step.

There are a range of job opportunities within this sector including:

  • Architect
  • Bricklayer
  • Carpenter
  • Dry Liner
  • Joiner
  • Painter & Decorator
  • Plasterer
  • Plumber
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Roofer
  • Site Engineer


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For more information please contact Student Services on 01582 569569

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