Q: Where are the courses held?
A: The courses are held at our offices from Central House No. 1 Ballards lane, London N3. Central house is right opposite Finchley Central tube station. We also have practice areas out door.
Q: How long does it take to complete the course?
A: Weekend courses are flexible and duration depend on your background, students can study from one week full time to up to 8 Saturday sessions.
Q: How much do they cost?
A: Please refer to price pages for latest updates
Q: Can I come in just for one day a week?
A: We have regular Saturday classes.
Q: Do you give certificates?
A: The setting out and site surveying courses are unaccrdited, we issue Finchley College inhouse certificates.
Q: I am affiliated to Chartered institute of Civil engineers and chartered Institute of building (CIOB) are your courses recognized for the purpose of CPD (Continuous professional development)?
A: Yes, Most chartered institutes recognize our courses for the purpose of CPD, such as Chartered institute of Building, Institute of chartered civil engineers, etc. in general each day of the course can count about 5 hours of CPD.
Q: What do I need to bring with me on the first day?
A: We provide everything that is necessary, please come in with proof of ID.
Q: I don't have formal education; can I still join your course?
A: Yes, as a College we train everybody who wants to become a building site engineer, we teach you all you need to know. The duration of the course depends on your pervious site experience, language ability and your determination to learn.
Q: I am an overseas graduate in civil engineering, and when I ring agencies they want UK site experience which I don't have. Can I get this experience with you?
A: Yes, our courses are based from office and an outdoor practice area. Our courses are hands on with lots of practice.