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Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course Location: Course Type:
September 1 Year Level 1 Full-Time City Campus Full-time Vocational Apply

No formal entry requirements.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire You will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is a necessity in all practical workshop sessions, and you need to provide your own PPE, however you will be directed to a supplier that the college uses. More information will be provided on enrolment.

You will be taught using a range of teaching techniques including, workshop activities, classroom sessions, working as part of a team, using IT, tutorials, and development of other skills, such as interview skills and letter writing.

Throughout the course you will be assessed on your bricklaying skills in the workshop and knowledge tests will take place in the classroom periodically throughout the year to ensure learning is taking place and linking practical to theory.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to further studying or employment.

Throughout the course, Maths and English will be embedded into lessons where applicable.

If you have not achieved GCSE grade 4 in Maths and English, then it is expected that you work towards these as
a requirement of your course.

Although your course will be full-time, it is expected that you would be willing to complete extra-curricular activities, such as research.

Delivery will be 10 hours on your main course, with a total of 9-10 hours on additional elements of your course.

The course is full-time which will require at least 19 hours per week attendance, along with any enrichment activities which you may be involved in. A timetable will be provided upon enrolment on the course.

The aim of the course is to prepare students to enter the industry in their chosen craft. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment, using simulated conditions, and the practical and knowledge tests are based on the learner showing what they can do as an individual through the completion of all the requirements of the qualification.

- Constructing half-brick walling
- Introduction to health and safety in construction
- Constructing block walling
- Constructing half-brick return corners
- Constructing cavity walls in brickwork and blockwork
- Constructing one brick walls

What’s next?

Upon completion of your course, you could progress onto a Level 2 Technical Certificate in Bricklaying, apply for an apprenticeship or look towards starting employment.

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