Construction – Bricklaying Level 2 Diploma
Course Code: 70436-01
|Cost||16-18 no fee. 19+ £1,205 Fees may be subject to change|
|When 10/09/2018||Duration1 Year|
The Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying builds on the content of the Foundation Learning programme in Brickwork, further developing your knowledge and skills in College rather than in a working environment.
You will learn by a series of extended practical exercises in well-equipped workshops backed up by relevant classroom theory. This includes learning all aspects of basic brickwork including mixing mortar, cutting components and laying bricks and blocks.
You will cover the following topics:
- Health and Safety in construction
- Building methods and construction technology
- Interpret working drawings to set out masonry structures
- Thin joint masonry and masonry structures
- Construct solid and cavity walling
You will be following a Level 2 City and Guilds programme.
The Level 2 programme provides a major input to a framework for an apprenticeship. Students will develop both practical skills and job understanding in line with industry requirements.
Your progress is assessed throughout the year. You will develop a variety of construction skills which will be tested by practical demonstration of your competence throughout the course.
You will also undertake written assessments and sit two online exams.
Classrooms and college workshops.
A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or 2 including Maths or English, a Foundation Diploma (equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 3-1), NVQ1 or satisfactory completion of a Foundation Learning programme with a minimum of 37 credits (at level 1).
In all cases we interview you to assess your ability to benefit from the course.
If you are under 19 and you do not already have English & Maths GCSE grades 4-9 or equivalent you will be required to undertake GCSE or Functional Skills alongside your main qualification.
You can progress to a bricklaying Level 3 qualification at Keighley College, or to a Brickwork Apprenticeship.