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Construction - Bricklaying Apprenticeship Level 3 (CON1) at Barnsley College

Course description

If you want a career in the Brickwork trade then this apprenticeship is for you. The building industry is currently vibrant and now would be the ideal time to get qualified.

Course content

You will study units from the list below which relate to your job role. You will also study:

  • Employment, Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) booklet
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Units

  • Analysing technical information, quantities and communication with others
  • Analysing the construction industry and built environment
  • Construct complex masonry structures
  • Construct decorative features
  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
  • Repair and maintain masonry structures

Entry requirements

  • You will need to have successfully completed the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Bricklaying (Level 2)
  • You need to be employed within a construction setting or have an employer in this area willing to take you on as an apprentice

Assessment

You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstrations and assignments. You will be assessed both in College and in your place of work.

Financial information

Financial support If your total annual household income is less than £35,000 you could be eligible for financial support through our Learner Support Fund.* Money is available for travel (up to £700), food, trips, printing, equipment and childcare. You don’t have to pay this money back. You can pick up a Learner Support Fund application form from Student Services on the ground floor at our Old Mill Lane campus.

Guaranteed bursaries If you are aged between 16 and 18 and currently living on your own, or in care or leaving care, you could be eligible for a non-repayable bursary of up to £1,200 per year.*

Earn to Learn If you are aged 16 to 18 and not eligible for any other financial support you could get involved with our Earn to Learn scheme. This provides excellent work experience opportunities within College with departments including Marketing, Administration and Catering, and you will be ‘paid’ via a range of rewards including help with the cost of travel, trips and equipment or high street vouchers.

FREE bus services! We realise that getting to and from College might not be very easy for everyone so we have funded two free return bus services for our students. They go to and from the Old Mill Lane campus which is just a few minutes’ walk from our Sixth Form College sites. Shelley > Old Mill Lane campus Stocksbridge via Penistone > Old Mill Lane campus These bus routes are completely free for our students and operate on a first come, first served basis. Each route will get students into College in a morning before lessons start and a return service is provided after lessons finish. Please contact Student Services for details of pick-up points and times.

For more information on financial support, bursaries or bus routes, please contact Student Services on Tel: 01226 216 267 or Email: studentsupport@barnsley.ac.uk

*Terms and conditions apply.

Future opportunities

Upon completion you could progress onto further study relating to your role or apply for job roles including:

•Bricklayer

Further information

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact the Additional Learning Support team on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Information Unit

We have a dedicated team available to provide information on all of our courses and to help you to make the right choices about your future. The team are based at the Old Mill Lane site.

Drop in:

Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm

Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: +44 (0)1226 216 123

Email: info@barnsley.ac.uk

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: 28 September 2017
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