Advanced Apprenticeship in Trowel Occupations

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Part time day course days are ( Flexible Learning )
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Bishop Auckland Campus

Course overview

Bricklayers build and repair walls, chimney stacks, tunnel linings and decorative stonework like archways. They might also refurbish brickwork and masonry on restoration projects. As a bricklayer the projects you might work on can range from a house extension to a large commercial development. If you enjoy doing practical things and you are interested in construction, this could be the perfect apprenticeship for you!


Course requirements

You will be required to complete the NVQ and Diploma in Brickwork as well as completing Employer Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. If it is required, you will also need to complete Functional Skills in Mathematics and English. You will be allocated an assessor who will visit you in your work place to provide support for the NVQ and you will attend Bishop Auckland College one day a week to complete theory work.


What will I do?

You will be required to complete the NVQ and Diploma in Brickwork as well as completing Employer Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. If it is required, you will also need to complete Functional Skills in Mathematics and English. You will be allocated an assessor who will visit you in your work place to provide support for the NVQ and you will attend Bishop Auckland College one day a week to complete theory work.


What will it give me?

The apprenticeship will develop your hand skills enabling you to build solid walls, cavity and half brick walls, and timber and steel framed constructions with confidence. You will develop knowledge and skills relating to setting out basic buildings, building methods, information, technology and health and safety.


Materials needed

Nothing, your employer will provide you with PPE.


What can I do when I finish?

Progress to the HNC in building studies. Progress into a career as a: Bricklayer; General Construction Operative; Property Maintenance / Restoration Person; Site Manager; Estimator; Contracts Manager; Quantity Surveyor.


What next?

Apply!

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