A practical course during which you will learn how to lay bricks and blocks, setting out, move and handle materials and set up working platforms.

You will be assessed through practical assessments, however you will also take theory tests throughout the course, and an online exam on completion of training.


 

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Successful completion of this course will help you to progress to a Level 1 Diploma Full-Time programme or an apprenticeship. It is not possible to become fully qualified unless you gain employment in the industry and are assessed on-site.

What jobs can I get? 

Level 1 is the ideal stepping stone for progression within the industry. A Level 2 qualification is required to gain employment.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will need to achieve GCSEs grades D-G including English and maths grades 3-1 (formerly D-G). Alternatively, successful completion of a Foundation Entry Level 3 qualification and have achieved an Entry Level 3 Functional Skill in English and maths.

What about work experience? 

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
TEF1FD001F 08/09/2021 £135.00 £135.00 £1940.00

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Associated Costs 

Steel toe capped boots, basic tools and stationery

Course content

Course Content 

You will cover the following subjects:

  • Brickwork
  • Blockwork
  • Cavity walls
  • Safe handling of materials
  • Setting out
  • Working platforms

Depending on GCSE grades on entry - the study programme will include GCSE or Functional Skills in Maths and English.

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment. September

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 1

Qualification Name 

Certificate

Awarding Body 

NOCN

Curriculum Area 

Engineering and Construction - Construction Crafts

More about the course 

Here at The College we have a reputation for offering excellent skills training. The facilities are excellent and you will study at our purpose-built Fulcrum Construction Centre at Tower Park, where you will be taught by well-qualified staff who are professionals in their chosen fields, with sound industrial experience, knowledge and expertise. You will be issued with an essentials list during your interview or at enrolment.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 1

Qualification Name 

Certificate

Awarding Body 

NOCN