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Bricklaying Diploma Level 2 at Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET)

Course description

The job of a bricklayer is to construct the first shell of a building, whether it is a house, a school, a bridge or any other construction. Without a bricklayer, the building simply does not get made. On this course you will learn how to interpret drawings to set out structures, how to produce joint masonry and how to build solid walls and attach piers plus the all important health and safety aspects of the job.

Course content

The job of a bricklayer is to construct the first shell of a building, whether it is a house, a school, a bridge or any other construction. Without a bricklayer, the building simply does not get made. On this course you will learn how to interpret drawings to set out structures, how to produce joint masonry and how to build solid walls and attach piers plus the all important health and safety aspects of the job.

Entry requirements

Entry onto this programme is by successful completion of the Level 1 Diploma. You must also have GCSE maths and English at grade C or above or an equivalent qualification.

Assessment

The course consists of coursework and feedback on practical training tasks. You will also complete multiple choice tests and there will be an external online multiple choice exam at the end of the course.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the level 2 will allow progression onto the next level or you may choose to seek employment in the construction industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET) directly.

Last updated date: 11 May 2018
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    • The Erdington Skills Centre provides state-of-the-art premises for vocational training courses. The modern, well equipped centre offers opportunities for learners from the local community to develop their work skills to improve their prospects in the employment market, whether it be finding employment or improving career prospects. Courses are flexible and fit in with home commitments for learners.