This course allows you to further develop the skills gained on the Level 1 Diploma programme. It provides further practical and theoretical knowledge required to understand and apply the skills of bricklaying and follows the Foundation Modern Apprentice framework.
What Will I Learn?
You will carry out practical tasks to gain knowledge and skills in the following areas: The underpinning knowledge in bricklaying and block laying; Erect and setting out basic structures; Feature brickwork; Erect and dismantle working platforms; Store resources ready for use and Contribute to safe and efficient working practices.
You will also complete Essential Skills at Level 2 in both Application of Number and Communications. Alongside this course you will also study the Welsh Baccalaureate.
You will require a Level 1 qualification in Brickwork.
You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.
You will complete a range of practical tasks, projects and written assignments, and a portfolio of evidence is produced. End of units on-line tests are also completed along with an external on-line examination which is undertaken towards the end of the course.
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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Higher Education Fees for courses starting September 2020 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2020.
Additional Fee Notes
Purchase of steel toe capped boots, overalls and a course text book is required for this course. Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.
- On successful completion of this qualification, learners may be able to progress onto a NVQ Level 2 programme as an apprentice or trainee to become a qualified tradesperson.
Bricklayer or mason
Average salary: £20,417
Bricklayers and masons erect and repair structures of stone, brick and similar materials and cut, shape and polish granite, marble, slate and other stone for building, ornamental and other purposes.
There are no formal academic entry requirements, though GCSEs/S grades are advantageous. Entry is typically through an apprenticeship or traineeship approved by ConstructionSkills leading to an NVQ/SVQ in General Construction at Level 3.