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Courses & Apprenticeships in Construction and Engineering with City College Plymouth

Within Plymouth, there are a number of key growth sectors which means there are lots of job vacancies in these sectors now as well as clear indications of continued growth in the years to come.

Aligning with these priority sectors, City College Plymouth is hosting three career-focused open evenings this term, offering a great opportunity for anyone thinking about joining City College to explore the various careers within these key industries whilst also getting a feel for college life.

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to working in construction and the built environment sector that employs around 9% of Plymouth’s workforce. Offering over 170 different job roles, the city has key skills shortages of quantity surveyors, estimators, site managers, civil engineers, digital technologies as well as many trade skills being in high demand such as bricklaying.

Plymouth has a massive construction programme ahead including the redevelopment of Devonport Dockyard, new healthcare facilities at Derriford, along with building of new homes.

This is event is a great opportunity to explore the course and Apprenticeships available at City College Plymouth if you are interested in a career in auto engineering, bricklaying, construction and the building trades, electrical installation, engineering, marine, painting and decorating, plastering, plumbing, welding, or wood occupations.

The lecturers at City College Plymouth are specialists in the areas they teach, and by attending one of these industry-focused events, you can have an immersive and meaningful introduction to your potential career.

The open evenings are for everyone, whether you are a school-leaver, considering a career change, or looking to further your current career. They also offer the opportunity to find out about funding, learning support, HE and Apprenticeships, and you can receive free and impartial careers advice too.

To book your place, visit


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