Cat Centre


Waterfront Business Park, Brierley Hill DY5 1LX 

Welcome to the CAT Centre

Our Construction Apprenticeship Training Centre (CAT Centre) based at Waterfront Business Park, Brierley Hill is an extensive development part-funded through the Local Growth Fund which has contributed £600,000 of investment from the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership and the Midlands Engine. 

Offering first-class training facilities for all construction trades. The centre offers dedicated facilities for traditional construction areas such as: plumbing, electrical, painting and decorating and carpentry and joinery as well a modern technical and digital-focused skill sets.  

The purpose-built centre focuses on core construction trades and we have introduced three new qualifications in Scaffolding, Roof Slating & Tiling and Sheeting & Cladding. 

It is also home to ”The Energy Training Hub” which offers full-cost certification in Gas, Electrical, Renewables, Refrigeration and Health and Safety with their programmes listed in the part-time courses section


Each college campus specialises in particular subject specialisms. CAT is home to: 

  • Bricklaying 
  • Carpentry & Joinery 
  • Gas
  • Geospatial 
  • Painting & Decorating 
  • Plastering 
  • Plumbing 
  • Refrigeration
  • Renewable Energies


Along with state-of-the-art learning facilities, the campus also offers facilities to provide a great experience while studying at college, including: 

  • Café 
  • iPoint 
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