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Hands-on experience

As the Construction industry expands, the demand for qualified electricians and plumbers will grow.

There is a 7.5% job growth expected locally for plumbers and electricians. 

See our Plumbing courses!

See our Electrical courses!
 

Plumbing student using specialist facilitiesWhether you’re interested in learning about gas and electrical installation or plumbing and mechanical services, we offer an outstanding range of courses.

We focus on employment and our courses seek to support this. That's why we work closely with local employers such as Bournemouth Borough Council, Spectrum Housing, East Dorset Housing, Southern Electric and Sunseeker International to offer you the best experience possible.

You could end up working anywhere in the country, or the world! When you qualify you could go into the areas of plumbing and mechanical services, building servicing and maintenance, or gas/electrical installation and servicing. You might even end up working in the entertainment industry or off-shore in the oil industry.

Bournemouth & Poole College electrical studentYou’ll spend around half your time gaining hands-on experience across a range of trades in our newly refurbished and refitted workshops and project rooms. The rest of the time will be spent studying theory using a variety of learning techniques.

We offer great support materials, including online resources, to help you progress as easily as possible.