To provide a specialist work-related qualification in the construction environment.
To prepare you for employment and/or to provide career development opportunities for those already in work.
The content of the course is very diverse and challenging to prepare you for work in the industry. A multi skilled operative is always in demand and the benefit of skills and knowledge will help you become more employable or quite simply able to do tasks you never thought you would have the opportunity of accomplishing.
- Information, quantities and communication
- Knowledge of building methods
- Basic block laying skills
- Basic bricklaying skills
- Basic cavity walls
- Setting out and building up to damp
Minimum entry requirements
Literacy and Numeracy at appropriate level.
For learners who have recently been in education their profile is likely to include one of the following:
??Multi Skills L1
??Appropriate GCSEs (normally at least two passes at grade D or above, to include Maths and English)
How will I be assessed?
Assessment will be carried out as you progress through the course. This will be in the form of multi choice exams, one assignment and practical assessments.
Information & support
Work experience is a compulsory element to this course. This can done either through your own contacts or via the college, all require Health & Safety checks prior to starting and agreed length of time.
You will also be required to demonstrate that you are actively seeking employment within your chosen sector and we will be encouraging and supporting you all the way.
This is a practical, work-related course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations and activities.
It introduces you to the employment area you have chosen and provides a good basis to go on to a more advanced work-related qualification.
What can I do with this qualification?
With further training or study, students may progress into careers or qualifications in the Construction industry including:
- Level 2 Brickwork
- Self employment
- Apprenticeship in Brickwork