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Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma in Construction Skills (Bricklaying)

Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma in Construction Skills (Bricklaying)

Course Code: L1COBR Duration: 1 Years Attendance: Full Time Location: Aldershot Campus Start Date: 06/09/2021    
Aldershot College

Overview

About the course

This course is ideal for School Leavers.

The programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to launch your career in the bricklaying industry. The topics you learn will give you the confidence to start working on more complicated tasks or in the real workplace as an apprentice.

 

Who is this programme for?

This course is for school leavers who would like to gain experience and understanding of the construction industry.

Upon completion candidates will be awarded the City & Guilds Diploma in Construction Skills (Bricklaying).

Costs

Students must purchase protective workwear and safety footwear in order to comply with health & safety requirements.

Financial assistance may be available to help with the cost. Please refer to the "Support & Guidance" section of this website for further information.

Achievements

Our bricklaying students have enjoyed competition success at both regional and national level in recent years

Competition Position Name
YouthBuild UK Young Builder of the Year 2016 Finalist Walid Durani
SkillBuild 2016 Regional Heat - Bricklaying New Entrant 2nd place Oliver Hickman
SkillBuild 2016 Regional Heat - Bricklaying Senior 3rd place Lee Foord
Southern Colleges Championship 2016 - Bricklaying Level 1 2nd place Billy Baxter
 

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Your course

How will I be taught?

Candidates will be taught using a mixture of theory and practical lessons. All practical lessons will take place in our purpose-built workshops under the instruction of staff with extensive industry experience.

What modules are covered?

The qualification comprises of the following units:

  • Introduction to the construction industry
  • Introduction to health & safety in construction
  • Mixing and using concrete
  • Constructing half brick walling
  • Constructing block walling
  • Constructing half brick return corners
  • Constructing cavity walls in brickwork and blockwork
  • Laying block paving
  • Laying underground domestic drainage
  • Preparing background surfaces and applying render coats
  • Work experience (two weeks)

 

How will I be assessed?

  • Theory exams
  • Practical assessments
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Your future

What Next?

You can progress to the Level 2 C&G Diploma in Bricklaying, an intermediate apprenticeship or employment.

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

From School

  • Four GCSEs at grades 9-2
  • To include English or maths GCSEs at grades 9-2

From College

  • Entry level 3 qualification in English and maths
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