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Brickwork - Apprenticeship (Advanced) - Level 3 at College of West Anglia

Course description

This course is for those who wish to pursue a career in bricklaying. The NVQ (or work based recorder) is a log of specific work carried out on site and can consist of reports, photographs, peer reports, drawings, diagrams etc. Site assessment visits will be carried out by tutors and the work based recorder. The extendeddiploma provides the underpinning knowledge for the practical work as well as practical assessments of brick models in the college workshops. There are also unit tests throughout the 2 year course. There is an end of 2nd year external on-line examination as well as a health and safety examination, both of which must be passed before the diploma is achieved. A one day training day for employment rights and responsibilities with an achievement certificated.

Entry requirements

You will be interviewed and assessed for your potential, commitment and motivation to achieve the apprenticeship, based upon the range and level of activities you will be undertaking in the workplace.You may also need to undergo an initial assessment of your English and maths skills in which you are required to be working at/towards level 1 maths and level 1 English, or higher. At the start of your apprenticeship you will need to be employed by a suitable and appropriate employer for at least 30 hours a week. You will also need to have been a resident in the EU for at least 3 years, not have a level 4 or higher qualification and not be on any other government funded training programme.


The course is assessed through on-site assessments, college assessments, portfolio of evidence and external exams.

Financial information

If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay a course fee; however, there may be additional resources fees and fees for materials, kits and trips. Please visit our website for full details.

Further information

Please visit the CWA website for further information.

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: 02 August 2018
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