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Brickwork Level 2 at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

Would you like a career in bricklaying?

This programme allows you to develop a range of bricklaying skills, adding to your knowledge of the trade. On top of your existing knowledge you will learn about more advanced masonry techniques, applicable to a number of practical contexts.

The programme is suitable for students progressing from Level 1 Brickwork, and will build on the knowledge gained at that level. It is also suitable for people with practical experience at a suitable level, who may not need to undertake the Level 1 programme.

Course content

You will study a variety of subject-specific modules, in addition to Literacy and Numeracy skills.

This programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Group work
  • Classroom-based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • MOODLE (virtual learning environment)

The course is usually delivered over 3 days per week.

Entry requirements

  • Brickwork Level 1, or equivalent
  • Sound knowledge of basic mathematics
  • Good standard of written and oral communication
  • GCSEs in Maths and English at grade D are desirable
  • An interview is required and you will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.

Assessment

This programme is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portfolios of work
  • Performance and observation

Future opportunities

In the industry, the programme will give you the skills and qualification to progress into self-employment or employment with a firm or contractor.

The programme gives you a qualification and a valuable set of skills, helping you to progress into employment or further education. You could proceed onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

Brickwork Level 3 available at:

  • Rhos-on-Sea
  • Rhyl
  • Dolgellau
  • Llangefni

Construction Professional Level 2 available at:

  • Rhos-on-Sea
  • Rhyl

Career opportunities

  • Architect
  • Bricklayer
  • Carpenter & Joiner
  • Civil & Structural Engineer
  • Electrician
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Gas Installation & Maintenance Engineer
  • Painter & Decorator
  • Plasterer
  • Plumber
  • Surveyor
  • Town & Country Planner

 

Further information

Programme code: 0502B02B

Bilingual:
This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

  • Dolgellau

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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