Bricklaying - Level 1

The course has both theory and practical assignments which prepare you for a career in Bricklaying.

Assessment is by a range of methods which may include assignments, projects, case studies, practical exercises, question papers and portfolio building.

The programme also includes studying Maths and English towards GCSE grade A*-C (new grading system: 9-4) if you do not already have these grades.

What topics/modules are covered?

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
  • Knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others
  • Knowledge of construction technology
  • Setting out for basic masonry structures
  • Construct block walling
  • Construct brick walling
  • Construct cavity walling
  • Mix construction materials

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal qualifications for our Level 1 courses.

The College will always treat each applicant as an individual. Should you not have or not expect to obtain the grades stated above, or not have relevant industry related experience, the College would still welcome your application for this course as this will enable us to identify whether this course is, in fact, the right course for you or whether another course may be more appropriate.

All course offers will be subject to satisfactory interview and reference.


Career Path

  • Bricklayer
  • Mason
  • Construction Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Building Services Engineer

What qualification will I gain?

CITB Bricklaying - Diploma - Level 1.

Start date

September.

Duration

1 year.

Where will I be based?

The Pembroke Centre, Hugh Baird College.

Cost

Free.

OfferingID

90103

Terms, Conditions and Disclaimer

We reserve the right to make changes and improvements to the provision of courses and other details. There are minimum numbers of students required for each course to run. Should there be insufficient numbers to run a particular course, then every effort will be made to enrol you on a similar, appropriate course.


Last modified on Wednesday, 20 December 2017 09:14

Study Programme

If you are aged 16-19, this qualification will form a substantial part of your study programme. The study programme has been designed to ensure that young people are fully equipped and ready to move on to the world of work or higher level courses. In addition to your main qualification, will you also get the opportunity to undertake relevant and CV bolstering work experience out in your chosen industry. You will also be supported through maths and English qualifications.