Are you interested in a career in construction? 

West London Construction Academy (WLCA) is a fantastic employer led academy offering a wide range of construction courses to give you the skills for a great career. 

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Courses are available for 16-18s and adults, at a range of levels, and include:

Bricklayering Icon Grey  Bricklaying

Construction Icon 4 75 TINT  Plastering

Architect Icon Grey  Baseline Carpentry

Construction Icon 3 75 TINT  Kitchen Fitting

As a student with us, we will ensure you have all the support and resources to develop your skills for your chosen career path.

Benefits also include:

  • Work on a live site, where you can do large-scale prototypes and testing of construction practices.
  • Hands-on learning experience, with practical work placements
  • Excellent employer links
  • State-of-the-art facilities and equipment including virtual reality technology, video technology and 3D scanners

Bricklaying

Course Level Duration FT/T
Introduction to Bricklaying & Plastering Entry Level 1 year FT
Foundation Diploma in Brickwork Level 1 1 year FT
Intermediate Diploma in Brickwork Level 2 1 year FT
Advanced Diploma in Brickwork Level 3 1 year FT
Apprenticeship in Bricklaying N/A 2 years PT

Plastering

 Course Level Duration FT/T
Introduction to Bricklaying & Plastering Entry Level 1 year FT
Foundation Diploma in Plastering Level 1 1 year FT
Intermediate Diploma in Plastering Level 2 1 year FT
Apprenticeship in Solid Plastering Level 2 2 years PT
Apprenticeship in Solid Plastering Level 3 1 year PT
Apprenticeship in Fibrous Plastering Level 2 2 years PT 
 Apprenticeship in Fibrous Plastering Level 3 1 year PT

Drylining

 Course Level Duration FT/T
Introduction to Bricklaying & Plastering Entry Level 1 year FT
Foundation Diploma in Dry Lining Level 1 1 year FT
Intermediate Diploma in Dry Lining Level 2 1 year FT

Interior Systems

 Course Level Duration FT/T
Introduction to Bricklaying & Plastering Entry Level 1 year FT
Foundation Diploma in Plastering Level 1 1 year FT
Intermediate Diploma in Plastering - Interior Systems Level 2 1 year FT

Construction

 Course Level Duration FT/T
Foundation Diploma in Baseline 
Carpentry & Kitchen Fitting
Level 1 1 year FT
Apprenticeship in Steelfixing Occupations Level 2 2 years PT
Apprenticeship in Formwork Level 2 2 years PT

Short course provision

  • Window fitting – (Fenestration Installation)
  • SIP Awareness Training
  • Asbestos awareness (Category A) 
  • Paving- Block and Slab installation
  • Introduction to Tiling
  • Online Fire Safety Course
  • COSHH
  • First aid
  • Health & Safety in the Workplace
  • CSCS testing
  • Noise Awareness Training
  • Electrical Safety Training
  • Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Fire-warden training
  • Lone Working
  • Working in Confined Spaces
  • LOLER
  • RIDDOR
  • PPE
  • PUWER
  • Risk Assessment
  • Manual Handling
  • Working at Heights
  • Ladder safety
  • HAVS Awareness
  • Respiratory Protective Equipment
  • Podium Step up Training

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Located in Southall, WLCA is at the heart of Southall Waterside Building Development which provides an interactive and practical learning environment.