This foundation programme of study has been designed to give you a general introduction to the basic skills needed to progress into a career within the construction industry as a bricklayer. You will study both the theory and practical aspects of the subject through completion of specialist units. You also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of the health and safety, and other skills associated with working in the industry.
Practical activities are completed in fully resourced workshops led by highly competent and qualified staff. You must pass all practical and theory elements of the programme to achieve this nationally recognised qualification.
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A profile of GCSEs at Grade F (or their equivalent).
This is a study programme where you will learn the basic practical aspects of Bricklaying in our workshops, with the opportunity to progress onto higher levels of study.
You can test your skills against others at exhibitions and competitions, such as the Suffolk Show, while also having the chance to gain a greater understanding of working life by working on community projects. The course will also involve your personal, social and employability skills.You will learn about the trade and find out what you need to get a job by attending different exhibitions and attending a range of talks by local and national employers.
92% of students who completed this programme have progressed onto the next level of study or have gone into employment
No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2016
For all students aged 19+ fees are £1880. Details regarding fee remission please contact our Support Team on 01473 382738
Trips and visits, safety boots and work trousers, 3mm/5m builders tape measure
I have enjoyed both the course and my time at the College. Working as a group has really helped boost my confidence and has also led to me getting a job outside of College.