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Brickwork Level 1 Diploma at Harrogate College

Course description

This one year diploma is designed as a route into employment in the construction industry and consists of:
Safe working practices
Building Technology
Basic brick and block laying skills
Setting out basic buildings

Course content

You will also cover:
Components and materials
Contributing to work relations
Handling and storage of resources
Preparing components for use

Students will gain practical building skills and the underpinning knowledge for putting those skills into use.

There will be a number of off campus trips to construction sites, trade shows and national bricklaying competitions.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements but achieving GCSE grade C in Maths and English will form a large part of the course. You will need a keen interest in the construction industry.


Assessment takes place throughout the year, with a mix of practical tasks, written tests and online multiple choice exams.

Future opportunities

Can progress on to the Level 2 course which is available at Harrogate 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: 15 April 2016
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    • Harrogate College offers you a wide range of exciting courses to enable you to reach your career potential. The College has a reputation of offering a range of vocational opportunities meaning that you can choose a course that’s right for you, which will develop skills that today’s employers are looking for.

      Working with local businesses and organisations provides students with the opportunity to work on live projects to demonstrate ‘real’ work experience and develop your Curriculum Vitae as well as gain a nationally recognised qualification.

      The College provides outstanding student support including careers advice, course information, guidance and support, and counselling, there is always someone available to listen and help you. Harrogate College also offers a range of social activities designed to help you make the most of your leisure time while you study at the College.