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Brick Construction Diploma Level 1 at Stephenson College

Course description

This course gives the learner an insight into basic brickwork and an understanding of the construction industry. This will range from selecting, ordering and the use of materials, mainly in brickwork but also to a lesser degree across the industry. Practical sessions will start with very basic brickwork leading to an end practical test involving solid brick walls and cavity walls. Health and safety will be a big part of the qualification and a basic understanding of Maths and English is required. The course consists of seven units. These are split into two parts one part knowledge and one skill. At the end of each unit there will be at test to show your understanding of that unit and there will be a final exam to prove general understanding of the course.

Course content

CC 1001K- Know how to carry out safe working practices in construction
CC 1001S- Carry out safe working practices in construction
CC1002K- Knowledge of information, quantities and communicating with others 1
CC1002S- Information, quantities and communicating with others 1�CC1003K- Knowledge of building methods and construction technology 1
CC1003S- Building methods and construction technology 1
CC1014K- Know how to carry out basic block laying skills
CC1014S- Carry out basic block laying skills
CC1015K- Know how to carry out basic�brick laying skills
CC1015S- Carry out basic brick laying skills
CC1016K- Know how to carry out basic�brick cavity walling
CC1016S- Carry out basic cavity walling
CC1017K- Know how to contribute to setting out and building basic masonry structures up to damp course level.
CC1017S- Contribute to setting out and building basic masonry structures up to damp course level.

Entry requirements

None required

Assessment

Assessment of your practical skills will be assessed be your trainer throughout the course, with a final assessment of your practical end test. This�will be assessed to the standards in college. Knowledge unit understanding will be assessed by a unit end test and a final knowledge exam.

Financial information

Fully funded

Future opportunities

Progression onto brick diploma level 2 on completion of level 1 and possible progression into employment in the construction industry.

Further information

How will I learn?

You will learn through demonstration by your trainer in the practical area. Your knowledge will be gained through classroom delivery by your trainer and assignment work, both in the classroom and on PCs. You will be guided through the course by your trainer following a scheme of work plan. Your practical skills and knowledge will be assessed by your trainer throughout your time in 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: 21 October 2014
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