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Welcome to the Construction & Civil Engineering Department

Gain core skills and hands-on experience in carpentry, brickwork, electrical installation and plumbing in our real-life working environments.

Trips and Visits

Level 2 Electrical Installation students have the opportunity to go on a trip to Howsham Mill, a beautifully renovated 18th-century Georgian Gothic watermill, near Malton in North Yorkshire.

The Mill is today run as an environmental education and community centre, generating hydro-electricity thanks to the gravitational energy of the water falling via the waterwheel and the installation of the first Archimedes screw turbine in the UK in 2007. This gives the students a great opportunity to see how electricity can be generated in a carbon neutral environment.

Group Drone Shot Howsham Mill

In March 2023, students also visited the York City Football Stadium where they considered sustainable techniques and engaged in a team building activity.

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Construction selby watch it grow

Watch it Grow
Supported by Keepmoat Homes, our Level 2 Plumbers from Selby College started their Watch it Grow initiative.

Their visit to the Rathmell site was their introduction to a live construction site during which they gained not only an insight into plumbing installations but the overall construction of residential properties.