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Apprenticeship in Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying) - Level 2 Intermediate at PM Training

Course description

The aim of this programme is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace. This Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in bricklaying to demonstrate their competence.

Course content

The aim of this programme is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace. This Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in bricklaying to demonstrate their competence.

Entry requirements

Candidates must be 16 years of age or over on entry. No formal entry requirements. To enter this programme you will need to show enthusiasm, commitment and interest in the subject area. We work with a number of employers and can support you to find a placement.

Assessment

You are continually assessed throughout your course by building a portfolio of your work, which contains your evidence of your competence in each area. Most assessments will be completed within the workplace.

Financial information

Apprentice pay does vary, the government min of rate of pay is £3.30 but the many employers choose to pay more than this. The National Minimum Wage rate per hour depends on the age of the employee and whether they are an apprentice - they must be at least school leaving age to be eligible. Please see below important information relating to National Minimum Wage changes and apprentice wages that came into effect from 1st October 2015. The National Minimum Wage rate per hour depends on the age of the employee and whether they are an apprentice - they must be at least school leaving age to be eligible. From 1 October 2015: the adult rate will increase by 20 pence to £6.70 per hour the rate for 18 to 20 year olds will increase by 17 pence to £5.30 per hour the rate for 16 to 17 year olds will increase by 8 pence to £3.87 per hour the apprentice rate will increase by 57 pence to £3.30 per hour for apprentices in their first year of their apprenticeship. All other apprentices are entitled to the National Minimum Wage for their age.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the NVQ Level 2 in Bricklaying you could be given the opportunity to progress into a NVQ Level 3

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact PM Training directly.

Last updated date: 03 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: Flexible 12-24 months
  • Web url: www.pmtraining.org.uk
  • Number of planned places: 60

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    • PM Training Newcastle is a purpose built construction centre where we deliver Pre-Apprenticeship and Apprenticeship training to those wishing to pursue a career in:

      Joinery, Painting and Decorating, Brickwork, Groundwork, Flooring, Fenestration (Glazing Industry), Horticulture, Plastering and Maintenance Trades