Level 1 Diploma in BrickworkWakefield College
Price on request
Frequent Asked Questions
· What are the objectives of this course?
The objectives of this course is to gain the basic knowledge of bricklaying and to develop the hand skills required for this craft area.
· Who is it intended for?
This course is intended for those who are looking to learn on a full-time basis and have identified that they want to enter the construction industry as a bricklayer.
3 GCSEs at A*-G (or new grade 9-1) AND Working at a minimum Entry Level 3 in both English and Maths
Level 1 Diploma in Brickwork
· What marks this course apart?
This course will provide you with the basic knowledge of bricklaying and also help you to develop the hand skills required for this craft area.
· What happens after requesting information?
The appropriate Course Information leaflet and application form will be sent out shortly.
What could be improved Nothing bad.
Would you recommend this course? Yes.
What you'll learn on the course
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What you will study
In classroom sessions you will look at Construction technology to gain an insight not only into the role of a bricklayer but also of the whole construction process. You will study Health & Safety to ensure that your working practices are safe. You will also start to learn how to read and produce drawings. In the workshops you will develop the practical skills required in the construction of brickwork including basic blocklaying and bricklaying skills, and basic cavity walling.
Maths and English are key elements of any full-time programme of study in College. If you do not already have a GCSE at grade A*-C in these subjects, you will need to attend sessions allocated on your timetable. These are varied and designed to cater for all ability levels. You will receive advice and guidance regarding the correct level for you.
Skills in Maths and English will support your full-time course, assisting you with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing your own finances and interpretation of data, to mention just a few. They will also help you in the future. Most employers are looking for ability in these areas and the majority of university courses require you to have Maths and English GCSEs at A*-C. This is why the development of Maths and English is so important, whatever your field of study.