Bricklaying - Level 1 - Full-time ( Mid Devon)
Mid Devon Campus
This course is for individuals who would like to work within the construction industry. Bricklaying will be studied along with the use and design of building techniques. We have purpose built workshops which are fully equipped to support a wide range of practical activities and classroom based lessons.
You'll get the chance to compete in Regional and National skills competitions.
Units covered in this programme include the following:
- Principles of Building Construction
- Information and Communication
- Health, safety and welfare
- Basic block-laying and bricklaying skills
- Basic cavity walling
- Setting out and building basic masonry structures up to damp course level.
These units will be studied through both classroom based theory sessions and practical workshop sessions. You will have the opportunity to develop your Maths and English skills if you have not achieved a GCSE 4/5 in these areas, you will also learn to develop the business skills needed to become a successful bricklayer.
You will be advised of the dates when work should be submitted. You will be assessed on both your theory and practical project work.
Four GCSEs at grade 2/E or above
A good understanding of Maths and English will be of benefit. Candidates will attend an interview before enrolment.
Following this course you can progress to the Level 2 Trowel Occupations Diploma or an apprenticeship, which will give you the skills needed to work within the industry. You can also progress to other areas in the architecture and construction field.
Fully equipped classrooms with Smart Board and other teaching and learning devices. Practical will take place in the workshop.
You will need to bring safety boots or shoes plus alternative footwear for when you leave the workshop
Please contact the Advice & Guidance Centre on 01884 235245 for more information.
Q: Is there any equipment needed to participate on this course?
A: Safety clothing including boots and overalls need to be purchased by the student. Students are also required to provide their own stationery and textbooks, a full equipment list will be provided at interview.
Q: Are there any costs for this course?
A: Students are asked to pay a contribution towards materials and learning resources used in workshops and classrooms. There may also be trips throughout the year which may incur a cost. If your are a 19+ learner there may be course fees, unless you are eligible for a remission. Financial support may be available, if you require further information contact the Advice & Guidance Centre on 01884 235330.