Diploma in Bricklaying Level 1

Course

In Stockport

Price on request

Description

  • Type

    Course

  • Location

    Stockport

A good bricklayer needs to know how to use the tools of the trade, how to work safely and make sure others are safe at the same time. This introductory course will help you to learn about these skills, plus the principles of building, block laying and how to do it. You also find out what a cavity wall is and how to build one, learn the theory of mortar making and an introduction to drawing specifications, alongside understanding the day to day skills of a bricklayer.

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Location

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Stockport (Cheshire)
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Town Centre Campus, Wellington Road South, SK1 3UQ

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Subjects

  • IT
  • Bricklaying

Course programme

Course Marketing Title
Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying.

Overview
A good bricklayer needs to know how to use the tools of the trade, how to work safely and make sure others are safe at the same time. This introductory course will help you to learn about these skills, plus the principles of building, block laying and how to do it. You also find out what a cavity wall is and how to build one, learn the theory of mortar making and an introduction to drawing specifications, alongside understanding the day to day skills of a bricklayer.

Entry Requirements
No formal qualifications are required, you will have an interview with the specialist tutor and an assessment of English and maths will be made at enrolment. You must also have a keen interest in the subject, good hand eye coordination and be able to read measurements.

Course Duration
One year, full time.

Skills and Benefits
The Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying qualification has been developed for delivery in College; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. The course is designed to give basic knowledge and practical experience in Brickwork.

Mandatory Units
Carry out safe working practices in construction technology Information, quantities and communicating with others Building methods and construction technology Carry out basic block laying skills Carry out basic cavity walling Contribute to setting out Building basic masonry structures up to damp course level

Optional Units
There are no optional units on this qualification.

Course Assessment
You will be assessed on your practical ability to national standards and your theoretical knowledge will be tested by both paper and online exams.

Progression
Upon successful completion of the qualification you will be able to apply for the Diploma Level 2 in Brickwork. The course has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work as a Construction Operative in the Construction Industry or progress to further training.

Course Fees
For full details contact the Enquiry Team on 0300 300 0090.

Diploma in Bricklaying Level 1

Price on request