If you want to be at the cutting-edge of the construction industry then look no further than Bedford College. We are at the forefront of delivering award-winning renewable technology courses, ensuring that you will develop the new skills that employers are looking for as the industry goes through massive changes to meet sustainable construction demands.

We offer a wide range of courses in Brickwork, Carpentry, Construction, Gas and Plumbing, and Painting & Decorating across our campuses in Cauldwell Street and Kempston.

Why choose us?

Our more traditional courses also have an excellent reputation with employers, many of whom have direct input into what you learn to ensure that you stand out from the crowd when it comes to looking for a job. So whether you see yourself as a builder, painter and decorator, joiner, project manager, surveyor or one of the many related office based roles, enrolling on a course here will give you strong foundations for your future career.

Be part of our success
Not only have our staff had successful careers in industry themselves, but they also lead in shaping the UK’s construction and building services training sector, such as talking at high profile industry events like Ecobuild.

You will be encouraged to enter competitions and win awards to ensure that you stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs. Students on our Sustainable Construction Foundation Degree won a national Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition to gain £150,000 of Government funding to undertake a retrofit of Bedfordshire housing.

Student destinations

65% of our Construction students continue their studies within further or higher education whilst 23% go straight into employment.

Source: Bedford College FE Student Destinations 2012-13

Go green
The construction industry is going through massive changes to incorporate green technologies and meet the demands of government targets and their customers for carbon reduced construction. Join Bedford College and you will develop renewable technology construction skills that will put you at the forefront of the job market. Sustainability is embedded within most of our construction courses as employers are demanding workers have skills in this area to meet the demands of their customers.


Construction courses

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