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Construction Trades

With plans for over 10,000 new homes across the Dover district by 2026, and 14,000 in the longer term, there is strong demand for skills in the construction trades.  National and local house builders are involved in major housing developments in the district, including Aylesham Garden Village (1,200 new homes) and the Whitfield Urban Expansion (5,600 new homes).

Alongside plumbing and electrical trades at the Dover campus, East Kent College offers a wide range of construction trades courses at its Folkestone campus. 

National Careers Service Job Profiles: Bricklayer, Carpenter/Joiner, Plasterer, Painter & Decorator.

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