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Level 1 Trowel Occupations - Bricklaying NVQ/Diploma Apprenticeship (Full Framework) at Floortrain GB Ltd

Course description

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace. This Level 1 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in bricklaying to demonstrate their competence.

As part of this course you will be studying towards the following:

  • Level 1 Trowel Occupations NVQ
  • Functional Skills in Application of Number and Communications
  • Employers Rights & Responsibilities (ERR)

Course content

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 47 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 4 mandatory units plus units from 1 optional unit group(s) .

QCF01 Conforming to General Safety in the Workplace

QCF03 Moving and Handling Resources in the Workplace

QCF36 Preparing and Mixing Concrete and Mortars in the Workplace

QCF37 Laying Bricks and Blocks to Line in the Workplace

Entry requirements

You must be aged 16 or over. Candidates must be living in England and not taking part in full-time education. Candidates must be employed in an appropriate job role and able to attend college on block release.



You will be required to complete 8 multiple choice unit end tests and 1 synoptic practical test at the end of your qualification.


You will be required to complete an online mulitple choice test.

Fuctional Skills

You will be required to complete 3 online mulitple choice tests in:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Maths

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the course students will be able to work full-time within the construction industry or study a specialised trade at a Level 2.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us or ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Floortrain GB Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Number of planned places: 15


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