Learn the techniques used in modern building methods that will prepare you for working as a skilled bricklayer. These include solid wall construction, cavity wall construction and setting out masonry structures. All teaching will take place in our fully equipped workshop and classrooms under guidance from highly qualified and experienced staff. You must pass all practical and theory elements of the programme to achieve this nationally recognised qualification.
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Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying or relevant industrial experience
On this study programme, you will have the opportunity to improve and develop your skills in our workshops. There is the chance to show off your skills and participate in competitions, such as Skill Build, World Skills and other national and local competitions. You will also visit a variety of exhibitions and construction sites, as well as working on community projects outside college.The study programme will also develop your personal, social and employability skills.You will learn about the trade and find out what you need to get a job by going to different exhibitions and attending a range of talks by local and national employers.
95% of students who completed this programme have progressed onto the next level of study or have gone into employment, with some further work based training, or working on a construction site carrying out task, such as: working to specifications, setting out basic structures, building brick and block walling, laying domestic drainage, placing and finishing concrete and render surfaces.
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 and 3m/5m builders tape
I completed Level 2 Brickwork and I was successful in gaining employment, working with a Hospice in their maintenance department. I have now returned to the College on an Apprenticeship in Construction Maintenance Operations, to help develop my skills in the various areas of building maintenance.