City & Guilds Diploma in Construction (Brickwork) Level 1
Mode of Study
City of Newport Campus
01 September 2020
A minimum of 4 GCSEs grade G or above to include Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh 1st Language or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.
In a nutshell
If you want to become a bricklayer, this entry course is made for you!
This course is for you if...
... You are interested in a career as a bricklayer
... You have a keen interest in construction
... You want a blend of practical and theoretical study
What will I be doing?
This course allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in bricklaying.
You’ll study units in:
- Principles of building construction, information and communication
- Contributing to setting out and building of masonry structures up to damp proof course
- Carrying out blocklaying activities
- Carrying out bricklaying activities
- Carrying out cavity walling activities
- Health, safety and welfare in construction
The course is assessed through practical projects and written and online tests. One completed, your qualifications will be:
What is expected of me?
To enrol on the course, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade G or above, to include Maths/Maths Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language, or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.
You need to have a desire to work in the construction industry. Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. You’ll be continually assessed and there is an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time.
What comes next?
Level 2 Diploma Bricklaying, an Apprenticeship or employment.
You’ll need to undertake a construction industry assessment to help determine the most appropriate course.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Contact our Student Recruitment team
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