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Why study Construction?

  • The building trade is soaring – with over 200,000 construction jobs set to be created in the next five years, according to the Construction Industry Training Board
  • At James Watt College we offer a new hands on training course providing you with all the skills to learn how to fit a kitchen
  • At the Erdington Skills Centre, you can learn traditional trades such as carpentry, bricklaying, plumbing and electrical techniques.

New to James Watt College!

Department for Infrastructure and Groundworks (DIG)

Lay the foundations for a successful career in construction at the all new James Watt College, Department for Infrastructure and Groundworks – DIG.  Working outdoors in a real and fast-paced construction environment.

The West Midlands is a hive of activity for regeneration projects and with the incoming HS2 there are plenty of good employment opportunities.  With DIG you will pave the way to build a successful career in the construction industry.

Courses offer the opportunity for a very practical and hands on learning experience to develop and practice the skills needed for employment and career progression in construction.


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