Explore Bricklaying and Foundation in Bricklaying
You’ll develop the skills and knowledge you need to enter the bricklaying trade within the construction industry.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
Covering both practical and theoretical aspects of the trade, this course offers an ideal introduction to the sector and gives you the opportunity to progress to higher levels.
Foundation in Bricklaying:
- GCSE grade 2 (or equivalent) or higher in Mathematics
- GCSE grade 2 (or equivalent) or higher in English
- GCSE grade 1 (or equivalent) or higher in Mathematics
- GCSE grade 1 (or equivalent) or higher in English
Lower grades may be considered. However an initial assessment will be required prior to full acceptance.
Both courses require an interview with a member of the Bricklaying team which will involve questioning your knowledge of what is involved in the trade.
What will you learn?
Practical and theoretical tests will be delivered throughout the programme of study. Units will cover safe working practices, cavity walling, contributing to setting out and several other basic bricklaying skills.
How will you learn?
You will learn on-site.
While we make every endeavour to run programmes as advertised, we reserve the right to cancel those which do not enrol sufficient numbers to make them viable.
What will you need to bring with you?
You will need to supply your own safety footwear. A small charge may be made for other Personal Protective Equipment required to complete the course.
How will you be assessed?
Assessment is via observation of practical work. You may be required to undertake real trade projects, on which you will also be assessed. Your maths and English skills will be assessed through a controlled assessment or final exam.
You can progress to a Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying as a full-time learner. If you continue your studies, you will develop your literacy and numeracy skills further.
You will have the potential to enter an apprenticeship or employment in the construction industry. There is a wide range of career options in construction crafts.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
This course could lead to one of these careers...
Bricklayers and Masons
Elementary Construction Occupations
Other Construction and Building Trades
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 21, 2022 5:01 pm