Building Plymouth is a Plymouth City Council partnership set up to connect local people
with career opportunities in construction in Plymouth. Interested? Get in touch!


City College Plymouth

City College Plymouth is one of the largest providers of professional and technical education in the South West, with a national reputation for promoting enterprise, employability and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The College plays a central role in the educational, cultural and economic life of the region and works with strategic partners to facilitate growth, raise aspirations and foster wealth creation.

The College is dedicated to enabling local people to access both new and existing job prospects through its strong links with industry. Working in partnership with employers, the College’s training offer is practical, relevant to business needs and prepares people for the real work environment.

More than 200 local employers have been involved in shaping the development of the College’s new £13 million Regional Centre of Excellence for STEM. Equipped with high-tech resources, the Centre supports a broader and more relevant STEM curriculum for the region’s future workforce.

The College is rated ‘Good with outstanding features’ by Ofsted, holds the TEF Gold award for its university-level programmes and its award-winning Apprenticeship provision has been recognised nationally. The College is the highest scoring general further education college in the country for employer satisfaction and is second nationally for student satisfaction.

Why are you supporting Building Plymouth?

“As a key provider of construction and associated building trades training in the region, City College is fully behind the City’s endeavours to develop and support this industry. We are focused on training the next generation of construction workers, as well as upskilling and retraining those looking to progress their career in the trade, in order to meet the increased demand for qualified workers in the region. Through Building Plymouth, we have the opportunity to work with like-minded sponsors to ensure our students and apprentices can continue to build their careers in construction.”
Pauline Hands, Director of Marketing, Business Engagement and Enterprise

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