Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence


At CRC we have some of the best construction facilities in the region with professionally-qualified and experienced tutors to provide you with the knowledge and skills to progress your future within this fast-evolving sector.

There are many different careers within the construction sector, from architecture and civil and structural engineering to building services and surveying. The construction sector is booming and there is great demand for skilled workers in all fields, including carpenters, bricklayers, plumbers and project managers.

Former construction student Alistair Ryan now runs his own business.

Former construction student Alistair Ryan now runs his own award-winning business.

Past students have gone on to study architectural technology, project management, quantity surveying and building surveying at universities including ARU, Westminster, Plymouth and Leeds. Students can also go straight into work in the busy construction sector or choose to become an apprentice, for instance on a civil engineering apprenticeship.

Great Reasons to choose Construction at CRC

  • Rated in the top 10 of FE Colleges, NICDEX 2019-20
  • Rated Number 1 in the region for apprentice employer satisfaction
  • Fantastic specialist construction workshops
  • Purpose-built house for painting and decorating training
  • Great track record of moving full-time students into apprenticeships
  • Close links with employers for great job opportunities
  • Training in the latest sustainable methods of construction
  • Teaching by experienced industry specialists

“Studying at CRC helped me gain qualifications to become an electrician.   I have now set up my own company and have managed to build a great reputation throughout Cambridge.”

Alistair Ryan, Business Owner

“The biggest advantage for me is that what I learn on the course reflects what I need to know on site as a quantity surveyor.”

Beth Wilding, BTEC Level 3 Construction

Cambridge Campus Status

Huntingdon Campus Status