Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction)

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction)

Course Code: A291 Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Part Time Location: Aldershot Campus


About the course

This work-based learning qualification enables you to work as a specialist bricklayer in the construction industry. As a specialist bricklayer, you will produce and maintain complex masonry structures, such as chimney stacks, tunnel linings and decorative stonework. You will also learn how to work safely in a supervisory capacity as part of a team building and refurbishing homes or non-domestic properties. This qualification is widely supported in the construction sector.  

Please note: this course will be launched in Autumn 2022, and dates and times are to be confirmed. Please apply for this course to register your interest.   

Who is this programme for?

This Level 3 qualification is ideal if you've worked in the construction industry and have plenty of experience. Your work might involve supervising others or managing resources. It is also suitable if you wish to develop your skills further and move into a senior role or a position with more responsibility. 


Tuition £5421

Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.

Financial Support and Funding

To help with the costs of studying, this course is eligible for:

To check your individual eligibility, please contact us online or telephone 01252 405555.

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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

What modules are covered?

To achieve the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations, you must complete all the mandatory units and a minimum of one optional unit: 

Mandatory units: 

  • Confirming work activities and resources for an occupational work area in the workplace 
  • Erect masonry to form architectural and decorative structures in the workplace 
  • Developing and maintaining good occupational working relationships in the workplace 

Optional Units: 

  • Repairing and maintaining masonry structures in the workplace 
  • Installing and forming specialist masonry elements in the workplace
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Your future

What Next?

This qualification prepares you for work in the construction industry, with a specific focus on trowel occupations. Upon completion you can apply to CSCS, or other industry card schemes, to gain a skills card that will enable you to work on-site in your chosen trade.  

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Entry Requirements

What is the entry process?

There are no entry requirements for this course. Anyone over the age of 16 that is seeking to demonstrate competence in working with brick can take this qualification. However, it is preferred if you have studied the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction) or have significant experience working within the construction industry. 

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by a portfolio of evidence for each unit.

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Course Enquiry

Please contact us through the form below. After submitting a form we will contact you as soon as possible. We will delete your information one month after the beginning of the next academic year.

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