Build yourself a career

Dearne Valley College (DVC) is offering school leavers a new innovative Construction Skills course.

The Construction Skills department at the Wath-based College have designed a new course ready for September 2012.

The new CSkills Building Craft Occupations course is to encompass various construction trades so youngsters sample different skills and trades before deciding which area they would like to develop their skills in further.

Trade areas include; brickwork, carpentry and joinery, painting and decorating, plastering, wall and floor tiling and basic aspects of plumbing.

Richard Ellis, Programme Area Manager for Construction Skills, commented:

“The new course aims to encourage youngsters, who are undecided about which construction trade to specialise in, to try a variety of different trades. By learning various skills, the course will hopefully help youngsters make the right choice and help them to start a career in the construction industry”.

Dearne Valley College are now accepting applications for many courses starting September 2012.

For a Further Education Course Guide 2012/2013 call the Enquiry Line on 01709 513355, email or alternatively the course guide can be downloaded from

Further Open Evenings will take place at the Manvers Campus from 4.30pm to 7.30pm on: 22 February, 22 March and 15 May 2012.