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Brickwork Trowel Trades - Level 3 Diploma at City of Oxford College

Course description

This is an advanced course for qualified bricklayers only. Complex masonry structures and supervisory roles in construction are the main contents of the course.

You gain the ability to construct complex masonry structues and the knowledge required to supervise the work of others. 

This also covers general renovation work involving several different trades.

Course content

You learn:

- how to set out and build complex masonry structures including angled work, radius work, arches and decorative brickwork
- the responsibilities of supervisory roles in construction
- eco-friendly construction and sustainable construction methods
- how to complete renovation and maintenance work

Entry requirements

You need your Level 2 brickwork certificate. 
You may also need to complete Level 2 functional skills, depending on your qualifications from school.
You must be willing to study for an additional qualification in English and/or maths.
If you are interested in a Level 3 programme and have alternative qualifications you would like us to consider, please contact us with your details
You will be invited to attend an interview and complete an internal assessment when you apply. All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.

Financial information

PPE (personal protective equipment) must be provided by you. Tools and materials will be provided by the College.

Future opportunities

You can find work and move into the workplace.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Oxford College directly.

Last updated date: 19 June 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: OXPFTBRICK3


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