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Construction Building - Trowel Occupations Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 at Exeter College

Course description

The Intermediate Apprenticeship offers a practical approach and a solid platform for anyone wishing to develop a career in bricklaying and masonry. This Apprenticeship is for anyone working within the industry. As an Apprentice you will hold a full-time job and attend college on both a day release and block release basis throughout the programme.

Course content

You will gain a range of practical skills and knowledge such as cavity walling and setting and building basic masonry structures up to damp course level.
Progression to subjects such as interpreting drawings to set out masonry structures, thin joint masonry, masonry cladding and building solid walling will follow. You will demonstrate safe working practices and will gain an in-depth understanding of health and safety, construction technology and building methods.

This will provide evidence towards a framework of qualifications which make up the apprenticeship including the Level 2 Diploma and NVQ Diploma. It will also show your competence, knowledge, understanding of business tasks and procedures and prove you are able to carry out your job to the required standard.

Entry requirements

You will need Maths and English at GCSE Grade D or above and will be required to complete an initial assessment at college as part of the application process. An interest in the industry is essential and you must be in relevant employment.

Financial information

At the start of your course you may need to buy some one off basic equipment, tools and textbooks.

Future opportunities

We would highly recommend that you progress onto the NVQ level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship on completion of this course. You will be qualified to a basic level in brick and structural work so further career opportunities and training should be widely available to you.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Exeter College directly.

Last updated date: 27 January 2016
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