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Construction

Brickwork Level 1 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date

This course will commence in September 2024 for a 36 week duration.

Entry requirements

  • You must be 16-18 year olds.
  • GCSE Grade 2 in Maths and English.

You will achieve

Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying

Course overview

Enrol to this course to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Bricklaying.

You will start to develop the knowledge and skills that are required to take you to your next stage in your career whilst developing the attributes for the workplace and employment.

In the classroom is where you will develop your bricklaying knowledge to support your practical skills development in the workshop to ensure you have developed the full range of skills and knowledge on your way to becoming a bricklayer.

Course content

The qualification is unitised and has an assessment on the completion of each unit. When all six units of training have been completed and assessed individually, you will have successfully completed the course.

This qualification covers the following practical skills and knowledge training in:

Health and safety
Construct concrete block walls for retaining walls and internal cavity walls
Constructing different types of brick walls including the various bonds used in the industry
Cavity walling construction
Setting out a small building

You will be assessed on each of the six units on the classroom theory knowledge you have developed. You will also be assessed on your skills development on the four practical skills tests for cavity walls, brick walls, blockwork walls and setting out. You will not be assessed until you have successfully completed the required training leading up to an assessment.

  • Basic Stationery for the classroom activities.
  • There are five points of Personal protective equipment (PPE) required in the workshop at all times. Each student is expected to provide their own safety boots and the department will provide the other four pieces:
    Hi-viz vest
    Hard hat
    Eye safety
    Gloves

Construction Centre
Honeywell Lane
Barnsley
S75 1BP

How much does the course cost?

No cost. The course is funded for 16-18 year olds.

Brickwork Level 1 Full-time

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