West Thames College London


Our City & Guilds Construction Industry training courses are based at the Skills + Logistics Centre in FeItham. Our Construction courses have specialist workshops for trade skills: plumbing, painting and decorating, electrical installation and carpentry.

Key Facts:

  • Highly skilled tutors direct from the building trades
  • Visit trade shows and exhibitions
  • Work on live briefs and building projects
  • Lots of job and apprenticeship opportunities
  • Close links with BAA, Notting Hill Housing Association, Osborne, British Gas, K&A Construction and other local employers

Construction Courses

Full Time Courses
Plumbing - City & Guilds Diploma Level 1
Electrical Installation - City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma Level 1
Construction Multi-Skills Level 1
Painting and Decorating - CSkills Level 1 Award Level 1
Carpentry and Joinery - CSkills Award Level 1-2 Level 1-2
Electrical Installation - City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate Level 2
Plumbing And Heating - City & Guilds NVQ Level 2 Diploma Level 2
Part Time Courses & Apprenticeships
Carpentry & Joinery - CSkills Level 1 Award (Evening) Level 1
Plumbing Operations - QCF Level 1 Award Level 1
Pre-Apprenticeship in Construction Level 1
Traineeship in Logistics Level 1
Apprenticeship in Carpentry and Joinery - Intermediate Level 2
Apprenticeship in Painting and Decorating - Intermediate Level 2
Apprenticeship in Plumbing and Heating - Intermediate Level 2
Plumbing - City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma (Evening) Level 2
Carpentry & Joinery - CSkills Level 2-3 Award (Evening) Level 2-3
Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry - Advanced Level 3



Spring open days for course pages



  1. Oliver Clarke

    City & Guilds Carpentry & Joinery

    Oliver Clarke

    “The carpentry skills I learned at the Skills Centre were invaluable and led to me being taken on as a sub contractor by carpentry firm J L O'Rourke & Sons Ltd. I’ll always be grateful to my lecturers for helping to get my career started."



  1. Paul Rutherford

    Painting & Decorating lecturer

    Paul Rutherford

    Paul has over 25 years’ experience in domestic, industrial and commercial painting and decorating. During that time, paint and spray equipment technology has evolved rapidly. Paul makes sure that his students are kept up-to-date with all these advances and leave the course confident to join the industry full-time [Full-time courses consist of 12-16 hours study per week. International students on full-time courses must study a minimum of 15 hours per week.].


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