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Bricklaying Level 1 Diploma at Bury College

Course description

The Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying is designed to prepare you for entry into the industry as a trainee bricklayer. The qualification teaches you about the techniques used in all aspects of basic brickwork and has been developed for delivery in a training environment that reflects real working conditions. Approximately 60% of the course is based in the workshop and 40% is theory. The course comprises: general core units, brickwork specific units, practical assignment and multiple choice unit end tests. There will also be an opportunity to develop skills in a different trade, e.g. tiling or plastering. You will also carry out a two week work placement as part of your studies as well as opportunities to be involved in external projects which will enhance prospects of employability.

Entry requirements

Maths and English 9-3 (A*-D) plus one other GCSE.

Financial information

For fee enquiries please call 0161 280 8339.

Further information

For more information please call our Admissions Team on the following numbers: 0161 280 8313, 0161 280 8314, 0161 280 8315 or 0161 280 8505.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 01 February 2018
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