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Construction - Brickwork Diploma Level 1 at North Kent College

Course description

The level 1 Diploma in Brickwork is designed to give the learners the basic knowledge and hand skills in brickwork to enable them to get a start in the construction industry.

Course content

The course is a mixture of practical and theory, with the majority of the time spent in the workshop developing the hand skills needed to build cavity walls, solid walls, blockwork and the ability to transfer levels. In the class the learners will know how to work safely in construction, relay information, calculate quantities, communicate with others and knowledge of construction technology. The learners will also undertake two functional skills in English and Maths at a level to suit and stretch their abilities. The learners will be taught by highly qualified tutors with years of trade experience in well equipped workshops.

Entry requirements

Minimum GCSE grade D in Mathematics and English, supported by two grade Es, one preferably in science


Portfolio, end of unit tests, online exam covering all topics and 3 practical synoptic assessment tests

Financial information

Materials fee at enrolment.  Please contact the College for further information.

Future opportunities

Employment within the construction industry, an apprenticeship as a bricklayer attending college 1 day per week, full time level 2 Diploma in Brickwork

Further information

Please contact the College

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 05 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: C4G103Q
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  • Number of planned places: 20