Bricklaying Diploma Level 1 at St Helens College
With this course, you will learn how to construct block, brick and cavity walling and will develop the hand skills needed to use a variety of tools.
Your listening and problem solving skills will form a big part of this course as you'll work independently to complete a variety of written and practical tasks.
Bricklaying has fantastic job prospects and could provide you with a career for life
During this course, you will cover the following units:
- Constructing block walling
- Constructing brick walling
- Constructing cavity walling
- Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
- Knowledge of construction technology
- Knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others
- Mixture of construction materials
- Setting out for basic masonry structures
In addition to this, you will have the opportunity to gain some work experience within the construction industry.
There are no formal entry requirements, however, if you do not have grade C or above in maths and English, you'll be required to complete these qualifications alongside your studies. You must also have a passion for working within the construction industry and commitment to your studies.
English and maths forms an important part of your future, ensuring you achieve the best success in your chosen career. But don't worry, if you haven't got the desired grades, we will still have a course available for you.
You will be assessed by a range of practical and online assessments.
If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2016), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation.
This course is the first step towards becoming a successful bricklayer.
You could progress onto the level 2 study programme or you could secure your own apprenticeship with an employer and earn whilst you learn.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Helens College directly.