• Small size classes, friendly staff, Competent and experienced tutors and post training support
  • Opportunity to visit the college before you decide join us. Payment by instalment option available.
  • All students can apply for a NUS EXTRA CARD for discounts at shops and on line stores.
  • We offer a variety of construction courses as well as NVQ's, Health & Safety, First Aid, New Technical certificates in construction Built Environment, Professional Awards, Business and Management.




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Setting out and surveying course 

A complete beginner to intermediate level course for just £1495 plus VAT in 8 weekend sessions

Understanding principles of surveying and setting out

Mathematics of surveying

Reading and understanding drawings, levelling

Practice sessions with Total station, automatic levels, laser levels


Beginner to Advanced level in setting out and surveying course for just £2079 plus VAT


Gain complete fluency in setting out, site surveying, using Total stations, GPS and Robotic instruments which could lead to a job as a setting out or site engineer

Next course starts on Saturday 5th of January

Enhanced setting out and surveying course £3995 plus VAT

This course is ideal for contractors training their assistant or junior engineers to become competent setting out and site engineers within 3 months, saving huge amount on agency engineer fees. It is also aimed at complete beginners to those changing careers and serious to work as an engineer in the construction, Civil engineering and Land surveying within 3 to 6 months form the end of their course.


This course is offered at weekdays during the first two weeks of each month for 3 to 4 months. Includes site visits and training on the field, possible unpaid placements with contractors for further on the job training.

Total station training- Leica TS06, TS16, Robotic and GPS 

Global Local coordinate transformation

Reading and understanding drawings

Setting out, surveying, levelling using a variety of instruments on sites

Transferring survey points to computer and AutoCAD (does not include AutoCAD training)


Learners will receive an inhouse certificate of competency and automatically enrolled in our Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Surveying free of charge

 Next course starts on Monday 7th of January


ProQual Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Surveying £1245 plus VAT

Direct entry for experienced engineers who do not need full training or those progressing from the advanced course. Includes 1 day training for using GPS, Robotic Total stations and levelling equipment plus an extra day for tutorials.


This Qualification will enable you to apply for a Gold CSCS card

You will need to submit photos, videos from site and write assignments covering a range of knowledge questions.



This course starts at any time:


Technical Qualificatioins in Construction Built Environment

City & Guilds Level 3 qualifications

Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate in Constructing the Built Environment (6720-34)

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Constructing the Built Environment (540) (6720-35)

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Constructing the Built Environment (720)

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Constructing the Built Environment (1080)


6-month part time to 2 years full time

Equivalent to up to 3 A* A levels in construction Built Environment


UCAS points; From 40 to 420


Registration deadline: 1st of February 2019


Building Information Modelling

Level 3 Fundamentals of Building Information Modelling (6073-30)

One day course £195


Level 3 Implementation of Building Information Modelling (6073-31)

5 day course £395


Professional Recognition Awards

Suitable for department managers to CEO's in any industry, this qualification offers a vocational route to higher level professional recognition and awards from City & Guilds Institute


Licentiateship (LCGI)        Level 4
Affiliateship (AfCGI)          Level 5
Graduateship (GCGI)       Level 6
Membership (MCGI)         Level 7

Fees: From £495 to  £795 

CSCS Green card

Level 1 Award in Health & Safety in a construction Environment


£99 including vat and certificate fee

First aid courses

One day Emergency first aid    £99

This course is offered on the third Saturday of each month


3 days First aid at work             £250

This course is offered on the third weekend of each month with assessment on Monday

Level 2 Awards in Safety courses

Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment          £99

Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling           £99

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the work place  £99

Level 2 Award in COSHH Risk assessment                 £145

Level 2 Risk Assessment                                              £145

Level 2 Supervising staff safely  (2 day course)            £245

NVQ in construction courses

NVQ Level 3 in Occupational Work Supervision City & Guilds          £995 

NVQ Level 4 Diploma in Construction Site Supervision, ProQual     £1595

NVQ Level 6 in Construction Site Management  City & Guilds          £1595

NVQ Level 6 in Construction Contracting Operations, ProQual         £1295


Level 3 and 5 NVQ Certificate and Diploma in Occupational Helath and Safety

This qualication is intented for those responsile for health and safety management at work, for level 5 you will be ideally working at senior level.


All courses include VAT and Certificate fee

Fees: Level 3: £995 

          Level 5 £ 1595

Level 3 Award in Understanding Planning, Supervising and Managing Working at Height

Ideally candidates will be working in a supervisory or management role, but anyone interested in understanding working at height and learning about writing risk assessments can apply.


One day course including test


£225 including VAT and certificate fee



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About us

Finchley College based in North London specialises in construction engineering, management, health & safety courses. We are soon launching First Aid, Business Administration and general management courses. Our site surveying and setting out course is highly popular, we use hands on teaching methods to suit the individual learning needs of our students and to build teamwork and a sense of achievement.


We are launching new Professional Recognition Awards from City & Guilds Institute suitable for department managers to CEO's



Additional support

  • Help with CV and Interview techniques
  • We can provide you with references, this is ideal for those without prior employment.
  • Surveying equipment hire, low cost hire subject to a refundable deposit.
  • Telephone support for those just starting work or distance learning students
  • Drop in sessions for former students.
  • Free drop in sessions up to 6 months from the date you joined.

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