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Bricklaying Level 1 Diploma at South Cheshire College

Course description

This Level 1 course has both practical and theory sessions. Units include: safe working practices, handling and storage of resources, carrying out blocklaying, bricklaying and cavity walling activities, and contribution to building basic masonry structures up to damp course level. You will be well supported on this course and it is a great first step towards a career in construction.

Course content

This Level 1 course has both practical and theory sessions.

Units of Training include:

  • Know how to carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Knowledge of information, quantities and communicating with others
  • Information, quantities and communicating with others
  • Knowledge of building methods and construction technology
  • Building methods and construction technology
  • Know how to carry out basic blocklaying skills
  • Carry out basic blocklaying skills
  • Know how to carry out basic bricklaying skills
  • Carry out basic bricklaying skills
  • Know how to carry out basic cavity walling
  • Carry out basic cavity walling
  • Know how to contribute to setting out and building basic masonry structures up to damp course level
  • Contribute to setting out and building basic masonry structures up to damp course level

Entry requirements

Four GCSE grades D-G or above and a successful college interview.

Future opportunities

Progress to the Bricklaying Diploma Level 2.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 16 August 2016

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    • South Cheshire College is situated in Dane Bank Avenue, Crewe and is ideally positioned for easy access. It is on major bus routes and is less than a 15 minute walk from the mainline railway station in Crewe. Junctions 16 and 17 of the M6 motorway are both only a 15 minute drive away and Manchester International airport is just 45 minutes away by rail or road.