Brickwork level 1

Programme Description



The level 1 diploma is an introduction to general bricklaying skills. It allows you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in bricklaying. You will learn the basics of bricklaying, from preparing and mixing materials to setting out components.


Programme Features



The fully equipped workshops provide excellent facilities to construct a variety of real life simulated projects relevant to the construction industry with a strong focus on learning through doing. You will have the opportunity to enter Skills competitions and visit exhibitions and businesses relevant to the construction industry.


Progression & Employment



Students who successfully complete this course have the opportunity to progress on to full time employment, an apprenticeship scheme to complete the NVQ and Diploma in Brickwork at Level 2 or on to further full time study on the Level 2 Construction Maintenance course.


Programme Assessment



A variety of assessment methods are used which include written knowledge questions, online and practical skills tests.


Programme Entry Requirements



Although there are no formal entry requirements, you will need to have a good level of numeracy and literacy skills. Applicants should have an interest in the chosen craft and evidence of practical ability would be an advantage.