C&G Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying

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Start September 2018
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Length 1 Year
Site Broadwater Campus Map
Attendance Full time
Course Code FFABRY

About this Course

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Bricklayers work with many different materials and work can be as diverse as building domestic extensions or architectural features, through to constructing housing estates and office blocks. This course is taught by enthusiastic staff with ongoing site experience.


100% Teaching & Learning Satisfaction.


Our students have been winners at the Guild of Master Bricklayers Regional Final for 3 years in a row. Read more >

 

Entry Requirements

To start on this course you need:


At least 2 GCSEs at grade 1 or above, preferably including English and maths. You will also need a successful interview and reference.


Click here for more detailed information on entry requirements


If English is not your first language, please click here for IELTS requirements.

Course Content

At Level 1 you will gain an insight into the art of laying bricks, with enrichment activities to simulate working on a construction site. This will enable you to progress to more challenging tasks at Level 2, culminating in practical assignments which have to be built to industry standards.


Practical units include:

  • Carrying out Blocklaying Activities
  • Carrying out Bricklaying Activities
  • Carrying out Cavity Walling Activities
  • Contribute to Setting Out and Building of Masonry Structures up to Damp Proof Course.


Theory Units include:

  • Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication
  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction


English and Maths are part of the core programme of study. Students who have not achieved grades GCSE A*-C or 9-4 in English and Maths will be required to study the appropriate level as part of their main qualification. More information


Assessment/Exams

Practical assignments have been developed for each individual unit, which gives you the flexibility to assess learners in the manner which best suits you. This gives you the option to sign learners off on a unit-by-unit basis to aid with retention and recognise every learner’s achievements.


The knowledge assessment is designed to be taken on a computer using the Cskills Awards online testing platform. However paper testing is also available. The tests are externally set and marked multiple choice tests where learners can choose one of four possible answers. The tests cover the learning outcomes for each unit and measures that they have been met.

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Progression/Career Path

After 1 year at Level 1 you can achieve a Level 1 Diploma in Trowel Occupations This means you can apply for Level 2 or seek employment or apprenticeship.


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Applications

Apply online or complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:

FREEPOST RTKJ-USRT-ARLX
Admissions Office
Northbrook Metropolitan College
Littlehampton Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN12 6NU

Click here for more information about how to apply and to download an application form

Other Costs

Equipment & Materials Required with Approximate Cost

Steel toe cap boots £25

A4 Folder and Dividers £3

Blue or Black Pens £1

2h Pencils/eraser/ruler £1

Course Books £25

Basic Calculator (not on phone) £5

Scale Ruler £2


Approximate total cost: £62

Entry Requirements

To start on this course you need:


At least 2 GCSEs at grade 1 or above, preferably including English and maths. You will also need a successful interview and reference.


Click here for more detailed information on entry requirements


If English is not your first language, please click here for IELTS requirements.

Course Content

At Level 1 you will gain an insight into the art of laying bricks, with enrichment activities to simulate working on a construction site. This will enable you to progress to more challenging tasks at Level 2, culminating in practical assignments which have to be built to industry standards.


Practical units include:

  • Carrying out Blocklaying Activities
  • Carrying out Bricklaying Activities
  • Carrying out Cavity Walling Activities
  • Contribute to Setting Out and Building of Masonry Structures up to Damp Proof Course.


Theory Units include:

  • Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication
  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction


English and Maths are part of the core programme of study. Students who have not achieved grades GCSE A*-C or 9-4 in English and Maths will be required to study the appropriate level as part of their main qualification. More information


Assessment/Exams

Practical assignments have been developed for each individual unit, which gives you the flexibility to assess learners in the manner which best suits you. This gives you the option to sign learners off on a unit-by-unit basis to aid with retention and recognise every learner’s achievements.


The knowledge assessment is designed to be taken on a computer using the Cskills Awards online testing platform. However paper testing is also available. The tests are externally set and marked multiple choice tests where learners can choose one of four possible answers. The tests cover the learning outcomes for each unit and measures that they have been met.

.

Progression/Career Path

After 1 year at Level 1 you can achieve a Level 1 Diploma in Trowel Occupations This means you can apply for Level 2 or seek employment or apprenticeship.


.

Applications

Apply online or complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:

FREEPOST RTKJ-USRT-ARLX
Admissions Office
Northbrook Metropolitan College
Littlehampton Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN12 6NU

Click here for more information about how to apply and to download an application form

Other Costs

Equipment & Materials Required with Approximate Cost

Steel toe cap boots £25

A4 Folder and Dividers £3

Blue or Black Pens £1

2h Pencils/eraser/ruler £1

Course Books £25

Basic Calculator (not on phone) £5

Scale Ruler £2


Approximate total cost: £62