Bricklaying Apprenticeship


Course at a glance

Subject Area:

Brickwork / bricklaying

Attendance:

Apprenticeship

Qualification:

Level 2 NVQ Diploma
Level 3 NVQ Diploma

Course Start:

Flexible

Course Length:

Level 2 - 2 years
Level 3 - 13 months

Location:

Hunslet Campus


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Course overview

This Bricklaying Apprenticeship is available to anyone aged over 16.
Bricklayers build and repair structures, walls, chimneys, walkways and foundations using various types of blocks and brick. Their work can range from a house extension to a major stadium project!


What skills and qualities do apprentices need?

A careful, methodical and accurate approach to your work, the ability to work well in a team, a head for heights.


Entry requirements

You should be aged 16 or over and ideally already be employed or have secured a work placement, however we may be able to help you with this. Good GCSEs are recommended and you will be required to sit a skills assessment.

To search and apply for apprenticeship vacancies visit the national apprenticeship vacancy website.

If you are aged 16-18 and you are unable to find an apprenticeship, you can apply for a study programme and switch over at any point when you do find one.

You must have achieved the Level 2 NVQ Diploma to commence the Level 3 NVQ Diploma. 


What would apprentices learn at College?

  • How to use bricklaying tools and equipment
  • How to set out basic building work
  • How to build simple brick/block walls
  • How to build solid walls, How to build cavity walls
  • How to build using modern construction methods e.g. timber frame cladding.

No matter what level you are currently working at, you will be expected to further your skills in English and maths.


Next steps

After completing this course there are a number of options available, depending on your final grade you could move onto a level 3 apprenticeship, into higher education or seek permanent employment.

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Tue 05 Feb

Open Event - 5 February

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Taster Day 20 February

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Taster Day 21 February

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