Brickwork - Level 1 Diploma at Yorkshire Coast College
There is a new generation of young Bricklayers emerging. This group are fit, bright, ambitious and focused on a successful and rewarding career.
They know the options and the freedom that a career in Bricklaying provides Level 1 Brickwork is aimed at School Leavers as an introduction into the Brickwork trade. This course leads onto the Level 2 Diploma in Brickwork
This programme is ideal if you would like to follow a career in Brickwork. Yorkshire Coast College has a number of well-equipped brickwork workshops with everything you will need to get started in this exciting area.
The Level 1 Diploma is awarded by "CITB Construction Skills". During the programme you will be expected to apply the knowledge and skills you have learnt into variety of work activities in a variety of contexts.
This course includes the following topics:
- Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
- Knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others
- Knowledge of construction technology
- Setting out for basic masonry structures
- Mix construction materials
- Construct block walling
- Construct brick walling
- Construct cavity walling
GCSEs grade E to G or equivalent, including Foundation Awards and Entry Level Certificates. You will also need to demonstrate a genuine interest in the construction industry.
If work experience opportunities arise, you will be expected to attend.
For workshop activities steel toe capped boots or shoes are required. Learners will also be encouraged to purchase a basic set of tools including: Tape, Brick line, Corner Blocks and Brick Jointer.
After successful completion of the CITB Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying you could progress onto the CITB Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying or look to enter the world of work, whilst continuing you studies, as an apprentice.
Many former learners from YCC have, once qualified, gone on to form very successful career working with larger companies and also forming their own building businesses.
Yorkshire Coast College work closely with Scarborough Borough Council, local and national employers who are all currently working on projects in our area. We are also looking at introducing a number of new local Apprenticeship opportunities. Some of the current and ongoing developments in our region include:
- A new housing development at Eastfield called Middle Deep Dale.
- The relocation of Tesco’s to a brand new site that will incorporate a new build
- A new housing development in Filey
- An extension to Sainsbury’s
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Yorkshire Coast College directly.