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|Introduction||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.|
|Study Outline||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.|
|Equipment||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.|
|Attendance||Learners will be required to attend 3 days per week and it is compulsory to attend all sessions, including Maths and English functional skills.|
|Assessment||Assessment is ongoing via completion of coursework and portfolio and awarding body set examinations.|
|Progression||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.|
|Qualification||Diploma Level 1|
|Awarding Body||City & Guilds|
|Suitable for Higher Education?||N|
|Suitable for Individuals?||Y|
|Suitable for Employers?||Y|