Diploma in Bricklaying - Level 2 - Full-time (Mid Devon)
Mid Devon Campus
This programme seeks to develop the skills already gained at Level 1. It provides the practical skills and knowledge required to successfully embark upon a progression route in college or a career in the construction industry as a bricklayer.
Develop the skills to work in the construction industry.
The focus for this course is improving on and learning new practical skills and underpinning knowledge allowing you to progress in the construction industry.
- building methods
- construction technology
- working drawings
- setting out basic masonry structures
- thin joint masonry
- timber frame construction
- solid walling
- isolated and attached piers
- cavity walling foundations
- vernacular cavity walling.
You may be offered additional qualifications which will be discussed during induction week.
All aspects of the course will be studied through both classroom based theory sessions and practical based workshop sessions. You will have the opportunity to develop your Maths and English skills if you have not achieved a GCSE C 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 your theory and practical project work throughout the course.
Four GCSE at grade 3/D to include English & Maths
Students often progress into self-employment or onto an apprenticeship.
Practical sessions will be taught in our fully equipped trowel occupations workshop.
You will need to bring safety boots or shoes and additional footwear to change into 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 and guidance centre.