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Bricklaying L1 Diploma at Bishop Auckland College

Course description

If you aspire to be a Bricklayer then this is the place to start. You will learn and practice the skills needed to be successful in your career, whether this is working for an employer or working for yourself running your own business. This full-time course is taught over three days a week for one year and includes Bricklaying, Maths, English, work experience and enterprise.

Course content

The course contains six units which have two online tests and four paper based (theory and practical). The units are: Principles of building construction, information and communication. Contribute to setting out and building of masonry structures up to damp proof course. Carry out blocklaying and bricklaying activities. Carry out cavity walling activities and Health, Safety and Welfare in construction.

Entry requirements

The course contains six units which have two online tests and four paper based (theory and practical). The units are: Principles of building construction, information and communication. Contribute to setting out and building of masonry structures up to damp proof course. Carry out blocklaying and bricklaying activities. Carry out cavity walling activities and Health, Safety and Welfare in construction.

Future opportunities

The course will give you an introduction into the skills required in bricklaying. An understanding of the elements of various structures. An improved CV and preparation for further learning at the next level.

 

What can I do when I finish?

You can progress to the Diploma in Bricklaying Level 2 course or Apprenticeship.

Further information

You will need safety footwear and overalls which you can purchase from the College. You will be provided with a high visibility vest to be worn during practical sessions.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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