Construction Services

Construction management students make use of an extensive range of resources as an important part of their course.  These include state of the art surveying equipment, computer aided design software and a variety of online resources to support practical and theory work. There is a well-equipped design studio to support technical drawing and draughting skills.

Construction Services Courses

Course Title Type Start Date Length Location
Diploma Level 1 Painting and Decorating Full Time September 1 year(s)
Moulton View
Diploma Level 3 Construction and the Built Environment Full Time September 2 year(s)
Moulton View
Extended Diploma Level 3 Sustainable Construction Full Time September 2 year(s)
Moulton View

Construction Services Facilities

CAD Workshop

A computer suite is equipped with industry standard programmes, for design and presentation work. Many design packages facilitate a range of drawing, illustration and design work, including programming for the laser cutter. 

Classrooms

All classrooms at the college are fitted out with modern and specialist equipment related to the area of study. They are also regularly upgraded to ensure they remain state of the art and provide inspirational places to learn and grow your knowledge.

Construction Management

Delivery of the courses is supported by an extensive range of practical resources including an IT Suite with AutoCAD and CivilCAD, state-of-the art surveying equipment, a range of on-line resources and a well resourced library.

IT Facilities

Significant investment has been made in I.T. facilities over recent years, teaching is enhanced with IT in the majority of classrooms and a number of I.T. Suites operate throughout the different campuses utilising a mixture of PC’s, Laptops and Netbooks.  A cutting edge Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) system means that Students at all sites receive a consistent IT experience. 

Fast WiFi networks cover the majority of the campus, and students are enabled to bring their own devices for use during informal study periods. 

We run Microsoft Windows and Office 2010 with a range of specialist software to support each curriculum area.  Each student is provided with a College email address and a home area to store their files alongside this 24/7 access from home is available to the College’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) where lesson notes, interactive study aids, and videos support and reinforce teaching from both the classroom and practical sessions.

Learning Resource Centres

The college has learning resource centres at the main Moulton site, at the East Northants, South Northants and Daventry vocational skills academies. The Moulton LRC provides access for 240 people, including a designated IT area for our higher education students.

Each learning resource centre offers a range of services such as libraries, careers advice, learning support and study spaces, as well as access to resources including books, journals, newspapers, trade literature, online resources and DVDs.

Each centre also has a computer suite that provides access to network drives, the internet and Moodle, as well as hardware such as printers, copiers and scanners. Specialist software includes AutoCAD and packages for horse management, farm management, garden design, accounting, statistics and mind mapping.

For anyone requiring additional support, the learning resource centres at Moulton and at the vocational skills academies offer learning support, where needs can be discussed and arrangements put in place.

Construction Services Profiles