George has always been interested in building. His twin brother studies Carpentry, and they hope to start their own building services business one day.READ FULL STORY…
This programme is for those who have an interest in advanced brickwork and wish to gain employment in the industry. Bricklaying is the most recognised construction profession and many people do not realise just how many different materials bricklayers can work with, or the different effects they can create. Work can be as diverse as building fireplaces or architectural and decorative features, through to having the knowledge for constructing large projects such as housing estates, office blocks or factories.
Following successful completion of your study, you could progress on to employment in the industry with opportunities in technical and supervisory roles, including starting your own business.
Level 2 Bricklaying or Joinery or equivalent, together with GCSEs at grade A*-C / 9-4 in maths, English or Functional Skills is required.
You should also have good attendance and attainment reports from a previous college and complete a successful college interview and short Maths test.
You will study advanced techniques in:
-Health and safety
-Analysing technical information, quantities and communication with others
-Analysing the construction industry and built environment
-Construct chimneys and fireplace structures
-Repair and maintain structures
-Construct complex masonry
The theory content of the award, together with knowledge of the construction industry, will be covered in formal classroom sessions.
You will be expected to be in college for approximately nine hours per week, one long day is preferred as most students are in employment.
You will be assessed continually through the completion of practical tasks, projects and workbooks. Assessment will be on an individual basis and there is a final multiple choice paper for each individual unit.
You must be happy to work outdoors, and the trade can be physically demanding. You will need to be precise, and be able to follow verbal instructions, interpret information from technical data sheets and drawings.
You will need to purchase steel toe-capped boots and overalls for this programme.
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