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BRICKLAYING DIPLOMA LEVEL 1

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 11721
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time

Overview

If you want a career in bricklaying or masonry work, this course is for you. The structure of the course combines practical workshops and valuable theory which provides the underpinning knowledge required to increase your quality of work and performance.

Details

If you want a career in bricklaying or masonry work, this course is for you. The structure of the course combines practical workshops and valuable theory which provides the underpinning knowledge required to increase your quality of work and performance.
Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge to be deemed trained to carry out safe working practices in construction to:
- Sourcing relevant safety information and using the relevant safety procedures at work.

  • Knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others
The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge to be deemed trained to interpret information, determine quantities and communicate with other in relation to:
- Processes for disseminating information.
- Basic concepts of effective communication.

  • Knowledge of construction technology
The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge to be deemed trained to carry out safe working practices in construction to:
- Sourcing relevant safety information and using the relevant safety procedures at work.
Knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others
The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge to be deemed trained to interpret information, determine quantities and communicate with other in relation to:
- Processes for disseminating information.
- Basic concepts of effective communication.

  • Knowledge of construction technology
The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge of building methods and construction technology in relation to understanding the basic principles of:
- foundation construction
- floor construction
- wall construction
- roof construction
- supply of utilities and services
- sustainability within construction.

  • Construct block walling
The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be deemed trained to construct block walling in relation to:
- interpreting and understanding information.
- setting out to line.
- constructing block walls to the recommended height.

  • Construct brick walling
The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be deemed trained to construct cavity walling in relation to:
- interpreting and understanding information.
- setting out to line.
- constructing cavity walls.

  • Construct cavity walling

The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be deemed trained to construct cavity walling in relation to:

- interpreting and understanding information
- setting out to line
- constructing cavity walls.

  • Setting out for basic masonry structures
The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be deemed trained to set out and construct masonry structures in relation to:
- interpreting and understanding information
- setting out basic masonry structures
- constructing masonry structures.

  • Mix construction materials
The aim of this unit is to illustrate the skills, knowledge and understanding required to be deemed trained to mix construction materials in relation to:
- gauging and mixing different types of construction materials.

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed throughout the course, including practical synopsis assessment and a global online assessment (GOLA) test towards the end of the course.

Entry requirements

•A minimum of GCSE English and Maths at GCSE grade 1 or equivalent.

•It is expected that students complete their current course of study to the best of their ability and maintain a positive approach to continuing their studies.

Your next steps...

You can undertake an apprenticeship in brickwork on completion of this course.

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