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There is a growing demand for skilled workers in the UK construction industry in trades, such as painting & decorating, carpentry & joinery, wall & floor tiling, plastering & bricklaying.

Employers want multi-skilled workers and here at Highbury you can gain all the skills and knowledge that you will need to put you on the path to a successful and rewarding career. Whichever trade area you choose to follow, we are here to support you on your journey and into your working career.

Multi-trade courses offer you a range of trade areas helping you to build your confidence and develop your study skills to prepare you to progress on to trade specific learning.

You will have the opportunity to complete work experience, spending time working on an actual construction project alongside industry professionals and to represent the college in various competitions across the trade areas.

You will need to be well organised for every session to maximise your learning opportunities. For all practical sessions you must have your personal protective equipment including, steel toe capped boots, hi-visibility jacket, goggles and gloves depending on which trade you are doing.

Can’t wait to get started? Here’s some resources to give you a flying start:

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