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Finchley College is a leading provider of Setting out, site engineering, Civil engineering and land surveying courses in London.


We also offer a wide range of NVQ's in carpentry, site supervision, site management as well as Health & Safety courses including CSCS green card, supervising staff safely, Risk assessment, fire risk assessment, manual handling and more...


The next one week Setting out and site surveying class starts on Friday of 29th of March at 10.00 am

The next weekend Setting out and site surveying course starts on Saturday 22nd of April at 10.00 am

The next Green card Health & Safety in a construction environment course is on Monday 3rd of April at 10 am






We strive to offer a superior training compared to competition, by providing

  • Flexible courses, including weekday, weekend and distance learning.
  • Free repeat of any course as well as refresher courses up to one year from the end of your course, subject to availability of space, we can usually accommodate you.
  • Small size classes, friendly staff, Competent and experienced tutors.
  • Post training support, site visits and site based training for students of 4 weeks setting out course.
  • Internationally recognised City & Guilds Level 2 to 6 Academic and NVQ Construction qualifications and unit certificates.
  • British Safety Council Health & Safety qualifications.
  • We offer opportunity to visit the college before you decide join us.
  • You can always contact and speak with the Director of the College rather than a receptionist (07974 221155)
  • We offer all students a nationally recognised NUS EXTRA CARD for discounts at shops and on line stores.
  • All Auto Cad students receive a free student edition of Auto Cad software.



Finchley College now offers new and exciting courses in construction setting out, site surveying, land surveying, site engineering, NVQ in site management and site supervision as well as a range of Health & Safety qualifications including those necessary for CSCS green card.


We have introduced new one, two and four weeks long site survey, setting out and site engineering courses including site visits and hands on practice in real life construction sites.


British Safety Council qualifications in Health & Safety. The most popular courses are managing staff safely, risk assessment, fire risk assessment, manual handling risk assessment and COSHH. Fees for most courses are from just £89. Classes are held on the 4th Saturday and Sunday of each month.



We are a relatively small college in London but offer a friendly and professional service with a student oriented approach to our teaching and student welfare.


Getting a job as a junior or senior engineer can be tough but we can help you with extensive training, issuing prestigious City & Guilds qualifications and unit certificates, provide you with references, helping with CV and in occasions introducing our best students to contractors and recruitment agencies.


You improve your employability by training with experienced engineers and those who attend our 4 weeks site surveying and setting out procedures course will attend live construction sites for a day or two training.



You do not need to be a graduate to work in UK as a construction engineer.  Our courses are designed to teach you all you need to know to work as an assistant or junior setting out engineer. you can take our courses at any time, before or after you start university course. We have also trained construction trades such as steel fixers, dry liners, steel erectors, carpenters, bricklayers and site managers who are now successfully working as an engineer, surveyor or manager.




Our College's main strengths lie in:

  • Encouraging independent learning by using a variety of teaching methods, specially hands training.
  • Creating a supportive environment. We ensure that students enjoy their time with us and form friendship with their colleagues that last a life time.
  • Nurturing constructive relationships with students. Students can always count on their tutor for help and support even at evenings and weekends. 
  • Academic learning through individual and group projects
  • Producing competent setting out engineers, site engineers and civil engineers.


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About us

Finchley College based in North London specialises in construction engineering, management and health & safety 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.

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Site visit by architect Site visit

Extracurricular activities

Learning doesn't stop at the end of the lesson at Finchley College. Subject to a deposit our students can borrow or hire equipment to take home to practice on their own or in groups.





A construction worker Construction worker

Additional support

Homework supervision and support tutoring ensure that all our students are able to keep up with their classmates.


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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