Brickwork – Level 1

City & Guilds BTEC Level 1 Diploma

1 Year (Diploma) or 6 Months (Award)
Full-Time or Part-Time
Theory & Practical

Entry Requirements: A suitability assessment

Course Info

This course is ideal for developing skills in Brickwork. This is a practical and theory based course which consists of you working through a number of technical and practical units.

The Brickwork City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma will need you to complete specific units and topics. You will work towards the following units to make up the full qualification:

  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction
  • Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication
  • Contribute to Setting Out and Building of Masonry Structures up to Damp Proof Course
  • Carrying Out Brick Laying Activities
  • Carrying Out Block Laying Activities
  • Carrying Out Cavity Walling Activities

Each unit will include an externally set assessment to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the unit. Students will have to participate in a course suitability test within the first six weeks of the course.

Teaching

If you have a Grade C or above in GCSE Maths and English, you will be in workshops and classes studying at a higher level to enhance your Maths and English skills. If you have a GCSE Grade D then you will study GCSE Maths and English with an expectation to achieve a Grade C or above.

If you have a lower grade, or no GCSE, you will study the most appropriate level of Functional Skills qualification.

On the 19+ programme you will work through a number of trade specific Bricklaying units only. Maths and English are not an integral part of your course.

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

All applicants will be required to have successfully completed a suitability assessment.

Applicants will attend an interview with a specialist tutor. Candidates are required to show enthusiasm and commitment to the course.

After applying, you will be invited to attend an open evening and tour our facilities and have all of your questions answered by one of our experts. In summer 2018, to help you prepare for your course starting, you’ll be invited into our Hello College event – a fun practical day where you can try every element of the course and we can make sure you enrol on the right course and level to be a success.