CSkills Awards Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying

CSkills Awards Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying

Subject Area: Construction

Course Overview

Learn the techniques used in modern building methods that will prepare you for working as a skilled bricklayer. These include constructing complex masonry structures, how to repair and maintain masonry structures and constructing chimneys and fireplaces.

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.

All students who have not achieved a grade C or grade 4, or above in GCSE maths or both will need to study a maths qualification alongside their chosen main qualification.

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  • Start Date: Sep, 2018
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: EBK93F0

Entry Requirements

Achieved a Level 2 in Bricklaying at a Merit grade or above including GCSE English Language at grade C (grade 4) and maths at the level studied or extensive and up to date industrial experience including GCSE in English Language at grade C (grade 4), interview and suitable reference.

Course Highlights

Learn the advanced practical aspects of Bricklaying and build up your skills in our workshops. You will have the chance to participate in Skill Build, World Skills and other national and local competitions, whilst also going to see exhibitions and construction sites to help improve your skills and employability.

To prepare you for work after the study programme, you can work with community projects and take part in work experience opportunities. The programme will also develop your personal, social and employability skills.  Working closely with employers and the CITB you will be supported to move onto employment or an apprenticeship programme.  

Next Steps

Students can work towards securing employment with the opportunity to continue studying under the apprenticeship scheme. Progress in their career with further training into job roles such as Technician, System Designer, Estimator, Project/Contracts Manager, Site/Workshop Supervisor/Manager, Chartered Engineer, Sales Engineer or Commercial Manager

Tuition Costs

No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2017.
For all students aged 19+ please visit our website www.suffolk.ac.uk.
Details regarding fee remission and Advanced Learning Loans can also be found at the above website.

Additional Costs

Safety boots, polo shirts and work trousers, trips and visits

Ben Elmes - CSkills Awards Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying

I have really enjoyed my time at the College. I was given the chance to stand in as the technician for the Bricklaying Section for two months after I finished the course, which gave me valuable experience before starting my career.