Brickwork

Diploma in Bricklaying L1 (full time)

Overview

If you aspire to be a Bricklayer then this is the place to start. This course will give you an introduction into the skills required in bricklaying as well as an understanding of the elements of various structures. You will learn and practice the skills needed to be successful in your career, whether this is working for an employer or working for yourself running your own business.

Course requirements

A minimum of three GCSEs at grade E-F including Maths and/or English depending on course requirements. Alternative qualifications will be considered. An interview and short assessment will assess your suitability and interest in the subject.

What will I do?

The course contains six units which have two online tests and four paper based (theory and practical). The units are: Principles of building construction, information and communication. Contribute to setting out and building of masonry structures up to damp proof course. Carry out blocklaying and bricklaying activities. Carry out cavity walling activities and Health, Safety and Welfare in construction.

What will it give me?

The course will give you an introduction into the skills required in bricklaying. An understanding of the elements of various structures. An improved CV and preparation for further learning at the next level.

Materials needed

You will need safety footwear and overalls which you can purchase from the College. You will be provided with a high visibility vest to be worn during practical sessions.

What can I do when I finish?

You can progress to the Diploma in Bricklaying Level 2 course or Apprenticeship.

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