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Award in Bricklaying Level 1

Location:
Ashington Campus
Level:
1
Course Code:
CON0108P
Awarding Body:
CG
Qualification:

City and Guilds award in construction skills (brick laying) level 1

Functional skills in maths and English and

Entry 3 in employability skills.

Start Date:
19 February

Who is the course for?

The Award to Brickwork course is for anyone that is interested in Brickwork activities. The course is the first step to gain experience in the Brickwork Trade. You will benefit from our strong employer links, which open the door to work experience opportunities, industry visits and professional mentoring. You will benefit from our strong employer links, which open the door to work experience opportunities, industry visits and professional mentoring.

Our courses combine hands-on training, the highest industry standards and employability skills to give you a real head start in your career. We provide superb purpose-built facilities with generous space for practical construction in our new brick workshop.

Our expert staff have vast experience as well as great contacts across the industry. You will develop the skills and knowledge you need to enter the bricklaying trade within the construction industry. Covering both practical and theoretical aspects of the trade, this course offers an ideal introduction to the sector and gives you the opportunity to progress to higher levels.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

No formal qualifications are required however; you will have an interview and initial assessment. Following a successful interview and initial assessment, you will be allocated a place to study the practical and theoretical elements of bricklaying. Parents and carers are welcome to attend the interview but not the initial assessment

What will I study on the course?

The basic hand skills associated with brick laying which will enable you to carry out basic brickwork projects and repairs including:

- Half brick walls

- Cavity walls

- Block Work

You will also study a basic understanding on Health and safety within the workplace

The course is delivered over two and a half days, consisting of both theory and practical units. The main enrolment period for this course is in September but there will also be the opportunity to start the course at other times if places are available.

Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including completion of practical activities and completion of a Learner workbook. You will also complete a basic Health and Safety assessment and your maths and English skills will be assessed through a controlled assessment or final exam.

you may also have the opportunity to compliment your studies with other qualifications that will help you gain employment, including Award in Employability and functional skills in maths and English.

City and Guilds award in construction skills (brick laying) level 1

Functional skills in maths and English and

Entry 3 in employability skills.

You can progress onto the Certificate in brickwork or a Diploma level 1 in brickwork as a full-time learner, you will also develop your literacy and numeracy skills further.

Many of our learners study for free with a Fee Waiver when they are in receipt of qualifying benefits or studying a first full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification and meet age restrictions or are aged between 16-18.

If you are not entitled to a Fee Waiver, you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help with paying your course fees, or if you are aged over 19 and planning to study at Level 3 or 4 and have not previously studied at Level 3 or above you will be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan that covers the costs of your tuition fees. The loan will not cover the cost of any examination / registration fees and these will need to be paid for separately, or you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help cover the cost.

All learners may also apply for help with the cost of travel to college and the college may be able to help with the costs of childcare, travel, books, equipment and meals.

For more information our Help Hub team is available on 01670 841 200 or email helphub@northland.ac.uk.

How can I apply for this course?

Apply online by clicking here and registering, alternatively please contact our Help Hub on 01670 841 200, email helphub@northland.ac.uk or drop in to one of our open events.

Alternatively, if this is the course for you please click Book and Enrol Now – please note this option is only available for certain courses.

Where can I get any further information about the course?

You may find further information within this website including within case studies and our media gallery. You may also come along to an open event – dates of college events are listed here http://www.northumberland.ac.uk/events/

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