With this course, you will learn how to construct block, brick and cavity walling and will develop the hand skills needed to use a variety of tools.
Your listening and problem solving skills will form a big part of this course as you’ll work independently to complete a variety of written and practical tasks.
Our previous student, Chris, completed this course before progressing on to the Level 2 Diploma.
When will I start the course and how long will it take?
The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.
This course will take place at our IAMTech Campus, Princess Drive, Liverpool, L14 9ND.
What will I study?
During this course, you will cover the following:
- Constructing block walling
- Constructing brick walling
- Constructing cavity walling
- Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
- Knowledge of construction technology
- Knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others
- Mixture of construction materials
- Setting out for basic masonry structures
In addition to this, you will have the opportunity to gain some work experience within the construction industry.
How is it assessed?
During this course, you’ll be assessed by a range of practical and online assessments.
Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?
You should have GCSEs at grade 3 (equivalent to grade D) or above in English and maths. If you do not achieve this, you will be supported to complete this alongside your course.
Achieving a good standard of English and maths is a key requirement for many jobs, as well as for courses you may wish to progress on to. If you achieve below a grade 4 in your English and/or maths GCSEs at school, you will study it alongside your chosen course when you join us.
What are the course fees?
If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2022), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please visit our dedicated Financial Support page.
What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?
This course is the first step towards becoming a successful Bricklayer.
You could progress on to the level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying to enhance your skills and knowledge or alternatively, you could secure an apprenticeship with an employer and earn whilst you learn.
Are you ready to apply?
However, if you still have questions in relation to this course and wish to receive further information, please submit your enquiry here.
Ref: Paul Bird