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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 throughout 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

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
Award in Plastering Level 1 26 Weeks February 2015
Award in Plumbing Level 1 26 Weeks February 2015
Entry Level Diploma in Construction Skills Entry Level One year September 2015
Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying - Trowel Occupations Level 1 One year September 2015
Level 1 Diploma in Painting & Decorating Level 1 One year September 2015
Level 1 Diploma in Plastering Level 1 One year September 2015
Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Studies Level 1 One year September 2015
Level 1 Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 1 One year September 2015
Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying - Trowel Occupations Level 2 One year September 2015
Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations Level 2 One year September 2015
Level 2 Diploma in Painting & Decorating Level 2 One year September 2015
Level 2 Diploma in Plastering Level 2 One year September 2015
Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies Level 2 One year September 2015
Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 2 One year September 2015

Part-time courses starting from February

Course Start date Duration
Basic Plumbing - Repair leaks, change taps (workshop) 27/05/2015 2 weeks
Basic Plumbing - Repair leaks, change taps (workshop) 20/05/2015 2 weeks
City & Guilds 6219 - Introduction to Construction Skills (Multi-skills) Various TBC
City & Guilds 6219 Level 1 Award in Construction: Carpentry & Joinery Various TBC
City & Guilds 6219 Level 1 Award in Construction: Plastering Various TBC
City & Guilds 6219 Level 1 Award in Construction: Plumbing Various TBC
Learn how to lay Laminate Flooring (workshop) 15/04/2015 2 weeks
Learn how to lay Laminate Flooring (workshop) 27/04/2015 2 weeks
Learn to Hang a Door - Joinery (workshop) 13/04/2015 2 weeks
Learn to Hang a Door - Joinery (workshop) 29/04/2015 2 weeks
Learn to Wallpaper (workshop) 13/04/2015 2 weeks
Learn to Wallpaper (workshop) 29/04/2015 2 weeks
Level 1 Certificate in Construction Skills (Multi-skills incl. Plastering, Plumbing & Electrical Installations) 13/04/2015 9 weeks
Level 1 Certificate in Construction Skills (Painting & Decorating) 13/04/2015 9 weeks

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 - Dry lining
Construction - Electrotechnical
Construction - Interior fittings
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