Advanced Construction Skills Centre

The newest addition to the College map, the Advanced Construction Skills Centre is a purpose-built annexe to our South Bristol Skills Academy in Hengrove.

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Overview

Opened in September 2021, our Advanced Construction Skills Centre is a state-of-the-art £9m facility in south Bristol where students studying our construction courses will learn the skills they need for a future-proof career in an inspiring, modern facility that reflects the real world.

Focus on sustainability

To reflect the emphasis being placed on eco-friendly practices in the construction sector, modules on sustainability are included in all of our construction courses, equipping our students with the skills that employers are looking for as initiatives get underway to create a greener future.

Specialist facilities

The award-winning, eco-friendly building is home to a range of fantastic facilities including:

  • Civils yard
  • Classrooms and study areas
  • Construction workshops
  • Light vehicle workshops

In addition to the specialist course facilities, you will have access to all of the facilities at South Bristol Skills Academy. We also have specialist electrical, plumbing and gas facilities at our Ashley Down Centre. 

Courses at the Advanced Construction Skills Centre

Browse all the courses at the Advanced Construction Skills Centre

Students aspiring to a career in construction, or those already in the industry, will have access to all the specialist facilities and quality teaching they need to develop their skills. Possible careers include:

  • Bricklayer
  • Carpenter
  • Construction Worker
  • Mechanic
  • Project Manager
  • Quantity Surveyor

Getting to the Advanced Construction Skills Centre

Advanced Construction Skills Centre

South, Skills Academy, The Blvd, Park, Bristol BS14 0DB, UK

Advanced Construction Skills Centre, The Boulevard, Hengrove Park, Bristol, BS14 0DB

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By car

The nearest public car parks are at Hengrove Park Leisure Centre and South Bristol Community Hospital. Car parking is also available at Imperial Park, a short walk from South Bristol Skills Academy.

Disabled parking is available. Please call the centre in advance to book on 0117 312 5000.

By bike

Secure bicycle anchor points and “Bikeaway” secure lockers are available.

By bus

The centre is served by several bus routes, please use the Plan your Journey website for the latest services.

Advanced Construction Skills Centre opening times

Term-timeMonday – Thursday
08:30-17:00

Friday
08:30-16:00
Half-termsMonday – Thursday
08:30-17:00

Friday
08:30-16:00

Get in touch

Phone: 0117 312 5000

You can also contact the College through online chat or using our online contact form.

Funded by the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership through the Local Growth Fund, administered by the West of England Combined Authority. 

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