Goldwyn Sixth Form College

Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying

 Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying

 

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is aimed at 16-19 year olds who prefer and respond to 'hands-on' learning and want to become a bricklayer. The structure has a practical approach to assessment and includes many different techniques and knowledge evidence, which will stimulate and interest learners.

What are the aims of the course?

This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and practical skills to enable you to carry out brick and block laying tasks to industrial standard and prepare you for you chosen career path or employment.

What areas are covered in this course?

  • Introduction to Health and Safety and Welfare in construction
  • Introduction to the Principals of Building Construction, Information and Communication   
  • Contribute to setting out and building of masonry structures to damp proof course
  • Carry out blocklaying activities
  • Carry out bricklaying activities
  • Carry out cavity walling activities

What will I be able to go on to after I’ve completed the course?

This qualification will support progress to a Foundation (Level 2 Diploma in bricklaying or other construction trades or maintenance operations. It can also supplement their progress to GCSEs and other appropriate destinations.

How is the course assessed?

Learning outcomes are set at unit level and are achieved by following task based practical assessments, there is an online  assessment for each of the above units

Want to know more

email: drew.huxted@goldwyn.kent.sch.uk
Telephone: 01233 622 958 ext. 273

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