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TMC in Benton

Do you want to be a bricklayer, electrician, joiner, painter, plumber or plasterer? Explore the options available to you at our brand new campus in Benton.

TMC specialises in qualifications and training for the construction industry, offering you hands-on skills that will equip you to build a great career in one of the many exciting areas of building services.

With a wide range of flexible courses starting througout the year with full-time, part-time and apprenticeship opportunities; TMC is the perfect place to build an exciting career in the construction industry.

Full-time courses starting in September

These courses are perfect for individuals who may have finished school and are looking for an opportunity to get qualified in an exciting sector with great employment prospects.

These courses are also perfect for individuals who are currently out of work and seeking employment.

All of our full-time courses include employment skills and functional skills (Maths and English), to ensure you are equipped and ready for success in the workplace.

Course Level Duration Start date
Entry Level Diploma in Construction Skills Entry Level One year September 2014
Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying - Trowel Occupations Level 1 One year September 2014
Level 1 Diploma in Painting & Decorating Level 1 One year September 2014
Level 1 Diploma in Plastering Level 1 One year September 2014
Level 1 Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 1 One year September 2014
Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying - Trowel Occupations Level 2 One year September 2014
Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations Level 2 One year September 2014
Level 2 Diploma in Painting & Decorating Level 2 One year September 2014
Level 2 Diploma in Plastering Level 2 One year September 2014
Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies Level 2 One year September 2014
Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 2 One year September 2014

Part-time courses starting monthly

These courses are perfect for adults looking to re-train or commence a career in construction and building services.

They can also be offered as daytime courses (day release) to make these an accessible option for those with work commitments.

Course Level Start date
Award in Basic Construction Skills (Bricklaying) L1 Level 1 05/01/2015
Award in Basic Construction Skills (Bricklaying) L1 Level 1 08/09/2014
Award in Basic Construction Skills (Carpentry & Joinery) L1 Level 1 05/01/2015
Award in Basic Construction Skills (Carpentry & Joinery) L1 Level 1 08/09/2014
Award in Basic Construction Skills (Painting & Decorating) L1 Level 1 05/01/2015
Award in Basic Construction Skills (Painting & Decorating) L1 Level 1 08/09/2014
Award in Basic Construction Skills (Plastering) L1 Level 1 05/01/2015
Award in Basic Construction Skills (Plastering) L1 Level 1 08/09/2014
Basic Construction Skills (Bricklaying) with CSCS card for access to work on construction sites Monthly start dates
Basic Construction Skills (Bricklaying) with CSCS card for access to work on construction sites Monthly start dates
Basic Construction Skills (Carpentry & Joinery) with CSCS card for access to work on construction s Monthly start dates
Basic Construction Skills (Carpentry & Joinery) with CSCS card for access to work on construction si Monthly start dates
Basic Construction Skills (Painting & Decorating) with CSCS card for access to work on construction Monthly start dates
Basic Construction Skills (Painting & Decorating) with CSCS card for access to work on construction Monthly start dates
Basic Construction Skills (Plastering) with CSCS card for access to work on construction sites Monthly start dates
Basic Construction Skills (Plastering) with CSCS card for access to work on construction sites Monthly start dates

Apprenticeships

TMC offers a wide choice of Apprenticeship programmes, providing a friendly, personal service to help you to commence your career and continue to build your qualifications. Apprenticeship programmes are an excellent choice if you don't want to stay in full-time education and know what sort of career path you want to follow. Ideally, you will already be employed but we may be able to help with this if you are having difficulty.

Apprenticeship Intermediate
(Level 2)
Advanced
(Level 3)
Higher Level
(Level 4)
Higher Level
(Level 5)
Construction - Brickwork
Construction - Carpentry & Joinery
Construction - Electrotechnical
Construction - Painting & Decorating
Construction - Plastering
Construction - Plumbing

To find out more about the construction courses at our TMC Campus and to enrol, contact a Student Advisor in The Gateway Team on 0191 229 5000 or enquire online.

TMC Campus (Benton)
Units 40 & 41
North Tyne Industrial Estate
Whitley Road
Benton
Tyne & Wear
NE12 9SZ