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Professional Building (Architecture, Civil Engineering & Surveying)

Full-Time Study Programmes

A Career in Professional Building

Did you know that the construction output in the UK totals more than £110 billion per year? 

The sector is responsible for the architect, construction and maintenance of buildings. If you'd like a higher-level career in the industry, we'll provide you with the practical and technical skills required. You'll get to learn all about science & materials involved, surveying technology, graphical detailing and construction technology & design. 

Our Professional Building programmes can open up doors to all sorts of opportunities and could be your route to a career working in:

  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Building Surveying
  • Construction & Management


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Interested? View our Professional Building course below...

Why Bolton College?

  • Our Professional Building department has an established reputation for delivering high-quality courses, ensuring a rich and diverse learning experience for our students.
  • We have a high success rate, with 80% of our students progressing to university and the rest going into self-employment, working at a company or doing an apprenticeship.
  • You'll get to go on construction site visits and see exactly how things work.
  • There will be opportunities to undertake work experience with prestigious companies such as Laing O’Rourke.

We also have clear progression routes to programmes in partnership with the University of Bolton. 


Student Success

16 18 Mason Reid Mellett construction 8

Mason-Reid Mellett
Construction Level 3

"This was the only college I saw that offered the civil engineering course that I wanted to study. The environment is friendly and professional and the topics covered lead to a range of occupations. My next step is higher education; I've been offered a place at Swansea University."

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