The course is a mixture of practical and theory, with the majority of the time spent in the workshop developing the hand skills needed to build cavity walls, solid walls, blockwork and the ability to transfer levels. In the class the learners will know how to work safely in construction, relay information, calculate quantities, communicate with others and knowledge of construction technology.
The learners will also undertake two functional skills in English and maths at a level to suit and stretch their abilities
The learners will be taught by highly qualified tutors with years of trade experience in well equipped workshops. The programme runs over 3 days a week.
What qualification will I gain?
CITB Construction Skills Diploma in Bricklaying (Construction)
Minimum GCSE grade D in mathematics and English supported by two grade Es, one preferably in science
What progression options will I have?
Employment within the construction industry, an apprenticeship as a bricklayer attending college 1 day a week, fulltime level 2 diploma in brickwork
What costs are involved?
16-18 - free
19+ - £1650 (subject to Government funding)
Exam and Registration Fees (payable by all aged 19 and over): £105
Other Costs (payable by all students): £25 Material fee contribution
This course may also attract additional costs, for example, kit, uniform or books, that all students will be required to pay. Please contact the College for further details.
How will I be assessed?
Portfolio, end of unit tests, online exam covering all topics and 3 practical synoptic assessment tests