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 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.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 2 GCSE's at A*-G including English and Mathematics. You should demonstrate an active interest in the construction industry and be physically fit.  There will be a prctical assessment before the interview process.  Provide a good record of attendance from school/employer/previous course.
 

What about work experience? 

Course costs

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.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 1

Qualification Name 

Level 1 Diploma in Brickwork

Awarding Body 

CSKILLS/City & Guilds

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 1

Qualification Name 

Level 1 Diploma in Brickwork

Awarding Body 

CSKILLS/City & Guilds