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Brickwork City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

This course will enable learners to gain an insight into the basic bricklaying techniques, skills and terminology used by a bricklayer, including the science, technology, engineering, maths and principles that are applied within the construction industry on a daily basis.

Course content

On this course learners will study: Health & Safety regulations and requirements; Communication and structures within the construction industry; Building knowledge and construction technology. Learners will also carry out basic block and bricklaying skills and cavity walling projects. Setting out skills for masonry structures are combined within the practical projects undertaken.As part of this study programme learners are required to attend Maths and English Functional skills lessons

Entry requirements

Entry requirements are ideally GCSE at Grade D or above and through initial diagnostic assessment. Learners will also have to attend an interview with a member of the construction team.

Assessment

Assessment is ongoing via completion of coursework and portfolio and awarding body set examinations.

Financial information

Learners will require stationary equipment, details of which will be given by the tutor.Suitable safety footwear and overalls along with items of personal protective equipment(PPE.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the course will lead onto the Diploma Level 2 Bricklaying if working in industry and meeting set criteria, NVQ Level 2 Brickwork.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Further information

Learners will be required to attend 3 days per week and it is compulsory to attend all sessions, including Maths and English functional skills.

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: 04 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Course code: H0006
  • Web url: www.nwhc.ac.uk

Venues

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    • Located in Harrowbrook Industrial Estate, this Campus is like stepping into a real life construction and logistics workplace.

      • Forklift Truck training and maintenance area
      • Live warehouse
      • Lift Truck driver training
      • Carpentry workshop
      • Brickwork area
      • Construction workshop, featuring work bays where you can get hands on experience in multi-skills including painting, decorating, tiling and plastering
      • Student Centre
      • Computer Suite
      • Refectory
      • Industry tools, donated by local employers

      Subjects available to study at this campus include:

      • Brickwork
      • Carpentry
      • Forklift Truck
      • Logistics
      • Multi-skills - covering paintering, decorating, plastering and tiling

      To find out more about North Warwickshire & Hinckley College:

      024 7624 3000
      the.college@nwhc.ac.uk
      www.nwhc.ac.uk