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Brickwork (Trowel Occupations-Construction) Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship at East Surrey College

Course description

This Apprenticeship is designed for those who prefer vocational training and want to gain a qualification whilst working. It is intended for candidates wishing to start employment and learn the technical skills and knowledge required in the workplace.

Course content

Mandatory Units
• 101 Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the workplace
• 233 Erecting Masonry Structures in the workplace
• 301 Confirming the occupational method of work in the workplace
• 302 Confirming work activities and resources for an occupational work area in the workplace
• 312 Erecting complex masonry structures in the workplace
• 335 Setting out complex masonry structures in the workplace
• 501 Developing and maintaining good occupational working relationships in the workplace
• 700 Setting out Masonry Structures in the workplace.
Optional Units (only 1 unit required)
• 232 Erecting Masonry Cladding in the workplace
• 236 Erecting thin Joint Masonry Structures in the workplace
• 299 Maintaining Slate and Tile Roofing in the workplace
• 672 Producing internal Solid Render Finishes in the workplace
• 674 Producing internal Solid Plastering Finishes in the workplace
• 689 Repairing and Maintaining Masonry Structures in the workplace
• 834 Placing and Finishing non-Specialist Concrete in the workplace
• 835 Installing Drainage in the workplace.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for an Apprenticeship but you must be in paid work for a minimum of 30 hours per week. It is essential you have the right mind-set for working full time and studying at the same time. Having a can-do attitude, being flexible and reliable are also important. You must also be able to communicate effectively with others.


A portfolio of evidence is gathered at work, while carrying out operations and tasks. The technical certificate is assessed through practical tasks carried out at college. There is also an end of year multiple choice exam. The Functional Skills qualification is assessed through a written, spoken or on-line test.

Financial information

If you are under 19 when you start your apprenticeship then tuition is free. If you are 19 or over please call our Employer Services team for advice and guidance on funding and eligibility.

Future opportunities

This Apprenticeship has been designed to allow progression to a Level 3 qualification or Advanced Apprenticeship.

Further information

Equipment needed:
Boots are required when at college and basic stationary equipment is also needed.
If you have an employer please contact our Employer Services team on 01737 788316

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Surrey College directly.

Last updated date: 14 April 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 2 Years
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