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Train for a new career, to recertify a qualification or gain some DIY skills

Through our part-time construction courses, you can specialise in plumbing, gas engineering, carpentry, and property maintenance. No matter your starting level or aspiration for learning, we have plenty of courses for you to choose from.

Modern and innovative learning spaces

Whether you join us in Abingdon, Witney, or Bicester, you will study in one of our modern and innovative construction hubs; all equipped with the tools and practice space you need to hone your skills.

Across our Campuses we have invested in creating practical, modern learning spaces for our construction courses. Our teaching spaces are far from traditional classrooms and replicate domestic and commercial set-ups. In all our training centres you will have access to the full range of tools and materials you need to learn your trade. Throughout your course you will be supported by our expert tutors who all have an abundance of practical experience in industry and know how to get the best out of their students.

Learn a new skill or gain your next qualification

Whether you are looking to develop your DIY skills or improve your professional qualifications, we can help. We have courses to help you learn the basics and confidently tackle more projects around the house or gain a new certificate.

We are constantly looking for ways to offer the most to our students and we are passionate about ensuring our training best prepares you for what you want to do next.

All our training facilities have state-of-the-art equipment and we have recently made large developments to stay on top of emerging renewable technologies, including our new Renewable Technology Suite.

Alongside our course offerings teaching traditional plumbing, gas engineering, carpentry, and property maintenance; through Abingdon & Witney College you can now learn to install and maintain new and emerging green technology.

Part Time Construction courses

Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems - Level 3 - BPEC

Part Time XSAV002P

The course will give you a basic introduction into heat pumps and their place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

23rd Sept 2024 - 26th Sept 2024

Monday to Thursday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems - Level 3 - BPEC

Part Time XSAV011P

The course will give you a basic introduction into heat pumps and their place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

23rd Jun 2025 - 26th Jun 2025

Monday to Thursday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems - Level 3 - BPEC

Part Time XSAV010P

The course will give you a basic introduction into heat pumps and their place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

19th May 2025 - 22nd May 2025

Monday to Thursday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems - Level 3 - BPEC

Part Time XSAV009P

The course will give you a basic introduction into heat pumps and their place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

22nd Apr 2025 - 25th Apr 2025

Tuesday to Friday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems - Level 3 - BPEC

Part Time XSAV003P

The course will give you a basic introduction into heat pumps and their place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

21st Oct 2024 - 24th Oct 2024

Monday to Thursday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems - Level 3 - BPEC

Part Time XSAV004P

The course will give you a basic introduction into heat pumps and their place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

18th Nov 2024 - 21st Nov 2024

Monday to Thursday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems - Level 3 - BPEC

Part Time XSAV005P

The course will give you a basic introduction into heat pumps and their place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

16th Dec 2024 - 19th Dec 2024

Monday to Thursday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems - Level 3 - BPEC

Part Time XSAV008P

The course will give you a basic introduction into heat pumps and their place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

24th Mar 2025 - 27th Mar 2025

Monday to Thursday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems - Level 3 - BPEC

Part Time XSAV007P

The course will give you a basic introduction into heat pumps and their place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

24th Feb 2025 - 27th Feb 2025

Monday to Thursday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems - Level 3 - BPEC

Part Time XSAV006P

The course will give you a basic introduction into heat pumps and their place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

20th Jan 2025 - 23rd Jan 2025

Monday to Thursday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems - Level 3 - BPEC

Part Time XSAV001P

Recognised as the industry standard qualification in the installation of Air Source Heat Pumps this course is designed to upskill existing heating engineers to allow them to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the electrification of heatin...

27th Aug 2024 - 30th Aug 2024

Tuesday to Friday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Awareness in Environmental Technologies

Part Time XSAU015P

This course will give you a basic understanding of the environmental issues, risks, impacts and opportunites available using modern technologies....

10th Mar 2025 - 10th Mar 2025

Monday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Awareness in Environmental Technologies

Part Time XSAU014P

This free day course will give you a basic understanding of the environmental issues, risks, impacts, and opportunities available using modern technologies....

10th Feb 2025 - 31st Mar 2025

Monday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Awareness in Environmental Technologies

Part Time XSAU013P

This free day course will give you a basic understanding of the environmental issues, risks, impacts, and opportunities available using modern technologies....

13th Jan 2025 - 13th Jan 2025

Monday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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BPEC Level 3 Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems

Part Time XSAV094P

Recognised as the industry standard qualification in the installation of Air Source Heat Pumps this course is designed to upskill existing heating engineers to allow them to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the electrification of heatin...

22nd Jul 2024 - 25th Jul 2024

Monday to Thursday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Energy Efficiency - BPEC - Part L

Part Time XSAV050P

This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the requirements for the current Approved Document L, Volume 1: Dwellings, as well as giving guidance on how to comply with Part L of Schedule 1 to the Building Regulations and the ene...

1st Aug 2024 - 1st Aug 2024

Thursday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Introduction To Air Source Heat Pumps

Part Time XSAU001P

The course will give you a basic introduction into heat pumps and their place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

20th Jan 2025 - 20th Jan 2025

Monday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Introduction To Air Source Heat Pumps

Part Time XSAU002P

The course will give you a basic introduction into heat pumps and their place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

24th Feb 2025 - 24th Feb 2025

Monday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Introduction To Air Source Heat Pumps

Part Time XSAU003P

The course will give you a basic introduction into heat pumps and their place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

24th Mar 2025 - 24th Mar 2025

Monday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Introduction to Domestic Electrical Repairs

Part Time MSAU104P

Discover the fundamentals of electrical work in our adult evening class focused on basic electrical tasks. Whether you’re a homeowner wanting to understand your home’s electrical system or someone looking to undertake small electrical work at home, t...

24th Apr 2025 - 12th Jun 2025

Thursday

DIY | Construction

Abingdon Campus

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Introduction to Domestic Electrical Repairs

Part Time MSAU103P

Discover the fundamentals of electrical work in our adult evening class focused on basic electrical tasks. Whether you’re a homeowner wanting to understand your home’s electrical system or someone looking to undertake small electrical work at home, t...

16th Jan 2025 - 6th Mar 2025

Thursday

DIY | Construction

Abingdon Campus

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Introduction to Domestic Electrical Repairs

Part Time MSWU101P

An opportunity to get hands-on experience using the tools of the trade. Understand and practise how to work safely and skilfully. Start from the very basics and develop your skills along the way. Lots of top tips from experienced staff along the way....

24th Sept 2024 - 12th Nov 2024

Tuesday

DIY | Construction

Witney Campus

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Introduction to Domestic Electrical Repairs

Part Time MSAU101P

Discover the fundamentals of electrical work in our adult evening class focused on basic electrical tasks. Whether you’re a homeowner wanting to understand your home’s electrical system or someone looking to undertake small electrical work at home, t...

26th Sept 2024 - 14th Nov 2024

Thursday

DIY | Construction

Abingdon Campus

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Introduction to Domestic Electrical Repairs

Part Time MSWU102P

An opportunity to get hands-on experience using the tools of the trade. Understand and practise how to work safely and skilfully. Start from the very basics and develop your skills along the way. Lots of top tips from experienced staff along the way....

14th Jan 2025 - 25th Feb 2025

Tuesday

DIY | Construction

Witney Campus

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Introduction To PV (PhotoVoltaic)

Part Time XSAU009P

The course will give you a basic introduction into Solar PV (Photovoltaics) and its place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

31st Mar 2025 - 31st Mar 2025

Monday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Introduction To PV (PhotoVoltaic)

Part Time XSAU008P

The course will give you a basic introduction into Solar PV (Photovoltaics) and its place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

24th Feb 2025 - 24th Feb 2025

Monday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Introduction To PV (PhotoVoltaic)

Part Time XSAU007P

The course will give you a basic introduction into Solar PV (Photovoltaics) and its place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

27th Jan 2025 - 27th Jan 2025

Monday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Introduction To Rainwater Harvesting

Part Time XSAU010P

This course will give you a basic introduction into how Rainwater Harvesting Systems can reduce your water usage and impact on the environment....

29th Jan 2025 - 29th Jan 2025

Wednesday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Introduction To Rainwater Harvesting

Part Time XSAU011P

This course will give you a basic introduction into how Rainwater Harvesting Systems can reduce your water usage and impact on the environment....

26th Feb 2025 - 26th Feb 2025

Wednesday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Introduction To Rainwater Harvesting

Part Time XSAU012P

This course will give you a basic introduction into how Rainwater Harvesting Systems can reduce your water usage and impact on the environment....

26th Mar 2025 - 26th Mar 2025

Wednesday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Introduction To Solar Thermal

Part Time XSAU004P

The course will give you a basic introduction into Solar Thermal and its place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

3rd Feb 2025 - 3rd Feb 2025

Monday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Introduction To Solar Thermal

Part Time XSAU005P

The course will give you a basic introduction into Solar Thermal and its place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

3rd Mar 2025 - 3rd Mar 2025

Monday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Introduction To Solar Thermal

Part Time XSAU006P

The course will give you a basic introduction into Solar Thermal and its place within the range of renewable technologies increasingly employed to combat environmental challenges....

31st Mar 2025 - 31st Mar 2025

Monday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Abingdon Campus

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Learn How to Maintain your Bicycle - Workshop

Part Time IPKV402P

This workshop will teach you how to check and maintain your bicycle and to fix the most common problems that arise, to keep you safe when cycling. You will need to bring your bicycle with you.In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol...

15th Mar 2025 - 15th Mar 2025

Saturday

DIY | Construction

Gosford Hill School

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Level 2 Award in Understanding Domestic Retrofit

Part Time XSZV000P

Domestic retrofit is the process of upgrading our homes to make them more energy efficient, reducing carbon emissions and creating homes that are healthier and cheaper to live in. This flexible eLearning course will give you a comprehensive and easy ...

Flexible Start - 31st Aug 2024

Flexible

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Online

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Level 3 Award in Domestic Retrofit Advice

Part Time XSZV001P

Retrofit Advisors play a key role in the UK reducing its carbon emissions by improving energy efficiency and retrofitting many of the country’s 27 million homes. The role of a Retrofit Advisor is all about customer service and engagement, making the ...

Flexible Start - 31st Aug 2024

Flexible

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Online

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Level 4 Award in Domestic Retrofit Assessment

Part Time XSZV002P

One of the most important roles in the retrofit process is that of the Retrofit Assessor. If you are an existing Domestic Energy Assessor or thinking of becoming one, then the Retrofit Assessor course is a logical progression in order to work at the ...

Flexible Start - 31st Aug 2024

Flexible

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Online

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Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management

Part Time XSZV003P

The role of the Retrofit Coordinator is a mandatory requirement for the delivery of all domestic retrofit projects delivered under TrustMark. TrustMark is the recognised Quality Mark for the energy efficiency sector and compliance with TrustMark and ...

Flexible Start - 29th Nov 2024

Flexible

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Online

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Plumbing - Basic, Intermediate & Progressive

Part Time MSWU104P

Evening Basic, Intermediate and Progressive Plumbing courses available. Whether you are a beginner wanting to develop basic plumbing skills, or you’re an experienced learner wanting to expand your skill set, come and join us at our evening plumbing c...

14th Jan 2025 - 25th Feb 2025

Tuesday

DIY | Construction

Witney Campus

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Plumbing - Basic

Part Time MSAU102P

Join our adult evening class and unlock the mysteries of basic plumbing tasks! Whether you’re a homeowner eager to handle minor plumbing issues yourself or someone intrigued by the world of pipes and fixtures, this course is designed just for you....

26th Sept 2024 - 14th Nov 2024

Thursday

DIY | Construction

Abingdon Campus

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Plumbing - Basic

Part Time MSAU106P

Join our adult evening class and unlock the mysteries of basic plumbing tasks! Whether you’re a homeowner eager to handle minor plumbing issues yourself or someone intrigued by the world of pipes and fixtures, this course is designed just for you....

24th Apr 2025 - 12th Jun 2025

Thursday

DIY | Construction

Abingdon Campus

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Plumbing - Basic

Part Time MSAU105P

Join our adult evening class and unlock the mysteries of basic plumbing tasks! Whether you’re a homeowner eager to handle minor plumbing issues yourself or someone intrigued by the world of pipes and fixtures, this course is designed just for you....

16th Jan 2025 - 27th Feb 2025

Thursday

DIY | Construction

Abingdon Campus

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Plumbing - Basic, Intermediate & Progressive

Part Time MSWR102P

Evening Basic, Intermediate and Progressive Plumbing courses available.Whether you are a beginner wanting to develop basic plumbing skills, or you’re an experienced learner wanting to expand your skill set, come and join us at our evening plumbing co...

24th Sept 2024 - 12th Nov 2024

Tuesday

DIY | Construction

Witney Campus

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Plumbing - Basic, Intermediate & Progressive

Part Time MSWU105P

Evening Basic, Intermediate and Progressive Plumbing courses available. Whether you are a beginner wanting to develop basic plumbing skills, or you’re an experienced learner wanting to expand your skill set, come and join us at our evening plumbing c...

29th Apr 2025 - 17th Jun 2025

Tuesday

DIY | Construction

Witney Campus

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Plumbing and Heating - Level 2 - NVQ

Part Time XPKV000P

This will allow the learner to become a qualified plumber and is an industry recognised City & Guilds qualification....

14th Jan 2025 - 12th Jan 2026

Tuesday

Construction | Bicester Construction Skills Centre

Bicester Construction Skills Centre

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Plumbing and Heating Technician Renewable Pathway - 9189-04 - Level 3

Part Time XSBV000P

If you’re new to the world of domestic retrofit, this will give you a comprehensive and easy to follow introduction to whole-house retrofit. If you have some experience of energy efficiency projects already, it will build your knowledge to give you t...

11th Oct 2024 - 15th Nov 2024

Friday

Construction | Net Zero Skills Hub

Online

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Requirements for Electrical Installations - 18th Edition - Level 3

Part Time MSWT100P

This course is designed to give you an in-depth knowledge of the key areas of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations. This is a 6 week course - one evening per week 6pm - 9pm at the Witney campus. This course is entirely classroom based introducing the ...

14th Nov 2024 - 19th Dec 2024

Thursday

DIY | Construction

Witney Campus

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Woodworking - Basic, Intermediate & Progressive

Part Time MSWU100P

Introduction to Basic Woodworking Hand SkillsIntermediate Woodworking course (Furniture Making)Progressive Woodworking Joinery Course (Furniture Making) ...

24th Sept 2024 - 12th Nov 2024

Tuesday

DIY | Construction

Witney Campus

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Woodworking - Basic, Intermediate & Progressive

Part Time MSAU100P

Unlock the world of woodworking with our adult evening class focused on basic carpentry and joinery tasks! Whether you’re a DIY enthusiast looking to enhance your home, or someone interested in pursuing woodworking as a hobby or career, this course i...

26th Sept 2024 - 14th Nov 2024

Thursday

DIY | Construction

Abingdon Campus

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Woodworking - Basic, Intermediate & Progressive

Part Time MSWU106P

Introduction to Basic Woodworking Hand SkillsIntermediate Woodworking course (Furniture Making)Progressive Woodworking Joinery Course (Furniture Making)...

14th Jan 2025 - 25th Feb 2025

Tuesday

DIY | Construction

Witney Campus

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Woodworking - Intermediate

Part Time MSAU107P

Unlock the world of woodworking with our adult evening class focused on basic carpentry and joinery tasks! Whether you’re a DIY enthusiast looking to enhance your home, or someone interested in pursuing woodworking as a hobby or career, this course i...

16th Jan 2025 - 27th Feb 2025

Thursday

DIY | Construction

Abingdon Campus

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Woodworking - Progressive

Part Time MSAU108P

Progressive Woodworking Joinery Course (Furniture Making): An opportunity to enhance your continued skills learned at the intermediate level to mark out, cut and construct a console table incorporating power tools, traditional tools, and materials. T...

24th Apr 2025 - 12th Jun 2025

Thursday

DIY | Construction

Abingdon Campus

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