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.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Successful completion of this course will help you to find employment or apprenticeship training. 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? 

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 Construction Centre at North Road, where you will be taught by well-qualified staff who are professionals in their chosen fields, with sound industrial experience, knowledge and expertise.  

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A*-D including English and maths grades 9-3 (formerly A*-D) and science for some programmes. Alternatively, successful completion of a relevant Level 1 qualification and have achieved a Level 1 Functional Skill in English and maths. You should demonstrate an active interest in the construction industry and be physically fit.  Provide a good record of attendance from school/employer/previous course.

What about work experience? 

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
TEF2FW001D 06/09/2021 £135.00 £135.00 £1940.00

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Course content

Course Content 

You will cover the following subjects:

  • Brickwork
  • Blockwork
  • Cavity walls
  • Safe handling of materials
  • Setting out
  • Masonry Cladding

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

More info

Start Day/Time 

7th September 2021 - 2nd July 2022

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Diploma

Awarding Body 

NOCN

Curriculum Area 

Engineering and Construction - Construction Skills

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Diploma

Awarding Body 

NOCN