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Bricklaying at Sleaford Joint Sixth form

Course description

The CAA Bricklaying two-year course is a detailed and thorough course, designed to compete with an apprenticeship. As well as thorough and detailed practical assignments in terms of bricklaying, the course also covers all aspects of modern domestic building. Students not only learn all practical aspects, but the theory explains the whole building process from start to finish; integrating other trades, materials use and specification, programming, estimating, health and safety procedures and the reasoning behind each part of a structure, its use, positioning and respective properties and relevance to the build.

The qualification comprises:

• general core units

• occupation specific units

• synoptic practical assignment

• multiple choice unit end tests

• online testing of knowledge

Course Content

CC1001K How to carry out safe working practices in construction (Health and Safety)

CC2002K Knowledge of information, quantities and communication with others

CC2003K Knowledge of Building methods and construction techniques

CC2045K Know how to interpret working drawings to set out masonry structures

CC2046K Knowledge of thin joint masonry and masonry cladding

CC2047K Know how to build solid walling isolated and attached piers

CC2048K Know how to build cavity walling forming masonry structures

Skills Required

Learners must have a thirst for knowledge, be independent enquires, creative thinkers, reflective learners, team workers and be able to self manage their time. They a good work ethic. Students will require a reasonable level of dexterity, with an eye for detail, and be able to process and prioritise information.

Entry requirements

As this course is very popular, students are required to apply early to ensure consideration onto this course. All applicants will be required to complete a aptitude test and on successful completion they will be awarded a place on a first come first served basis.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sleaford Joint Sixth form directly.

Last updated date: 30 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years