Bricklaying is a programme that will provide you with the underpinning skills and knowledge to progress through the levels of brick and block laying whilst exploring theoretically and practically the following topics at an appropriate level to begin. This programme will also offer you support, preparing you for the construction industry.
Successful completion of the Level 1 Diploma could lead onto the Level 2 Diploma in Brickwork. Potential careers include professional bricklayer, working within the construction industry and working as a bricklayer.
During the course, you will study: Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication, Contribution to Setting Out and Building of Masonry Structures up to Damp Proof Course, Carrying Out Block-laying Activities, Carrying Out Bricklaying Activities, Carrying Out Cavity Wall Activities, Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction.
You will need GCSE’s in Mathematics, English and Science (minimum Grade E). You will also be required to pass a trade test as-well as a literacy and numeracy test.
You will be required to attend an interview and provide a reference (from an employer or recent school/college report).
Assessment is a combination of practical tests and online theory examinations.