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The UK construction industry is constantly changing and developing the way in which it meets the challenges of creating the built environment – and that’s where it needs you!

Northbrook College offers fantastic facilities to students who wish to enter in to the construction or engineering industries.

We offer the following courses:

  • Introduction to construction
  • Carpentry & joinery
  • Woodwork
  • Bricklaying
  • Engineering

Our team all have vast industry experience, which has maintained our high standards, excellent pass rates and allowed us to produce graduates who bring a high-level of technical skill and confidence into the industry.

Study Carpentry & Joinery

Our courses are taught in workshops which simulate real work environments with industry-standard equipment to learn on.


Employers and the government require people who can develop the skills required to design, create and build homes, schools, libraries and hospitals for future generations.

We offer a number of carpentry, joinery and woodwork courses suitable for all levels of skill. You will learn on professional tools and machinery, guided by expert staff in high tech classrooms.

On our full time courses there are opportunities for work experience and our apprenticeships provide on-the-job training.

Study Bricklaying

Based in our newly refurbished workshops, our expert teachers will give you the confidence to work as part of a team and on your own.


Bricklayers are currently in high demand and are well paid. This fun and exciting course will give you the skills and knowledge you will need to start your career as a bricklayer and prepare you for employment in the industry.

The course is taught by industry-experienced tradespeople in our Centre of Excellence for Brickwork and our facilities simulate real work environments. Based in our newly refurbished workshops, our expert teachers will give you the confidence to work as part of a team and on your own.

  • Purpose-built construction and engineering centre
  • Highly experienced and qualified staff
  • Facilities simulate real work environments
  • Opportunities for work experience

“I have really enjoyed being a part of the carpentry Department. The tutors and other members of staff have been very supportive.”

JORDAN THOMAS, Carprentry Student


If you’re looking for a college course taught with more personalised teaching, Northbrook College may be the place for you.

Facilities that provide a real-world setting

Across our campuses, we have a whole host of specialist facilities and learning spaces including an on-site theatre, aircraft hangar,
art studios and training kitchens.

Join our Student Union and have your say

With an elected Student President and a team of student executives, the Northbrook College Student Union plays an incredibly important
role in all college decisions. Sign up and be part of something bigger!

Inspiring teaching from expert staff

Our staff are passionate about their
subjects, with a wealth of industry experience making them experts in their field. We strive to give you the absolute best experience at Northbrook College.


At Northbrook College we offer a variety of full-time courses for 16-19 year olds across three campuses. We teach technical and professional skills and provide practical industry-focused experience. This is a great way to study and equips you with the key skills needed to progress into employment or to go on to study at University.


We have a number of open events throughout the year for school leavers, adults and university-level students.
Come and take a look round our three campuses.