This course comprises of both practical tasks and theory. In practical sessions you will be building in the workshop using both bricks and blocks, building on your previous experience that you have gained from level 1. The theory sessions are in the classroom. You will be given a series of work packs to complete. These will help you gain the knowledge you require to pass the unit tests.
Health, safety & welfare in construction,
Level 2 Principles of building construction, information & communication,
Producing thin joint masonry & masonry cladding,
Building solid walling, isolated & attached piers,
Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures,
Construct cavity walling forming masonry structures,
This course is designed to prepare you to work safely and with confidence in the construction industry with a focus on bricklaying and block work construction skills. You will work to recognised industrial standards & tolerances and will gain the underpinning knowledge and skills to prepare you for a career in the industry. We have close links to construction companies and will help secure work experience on construction projects where students get the opportunity to experience commercial construction work conditions. Thought-out the year there will be opportunities for students to go on trips to building exhibitions and building sites, these are planned as part of your studies.
Our minimum entry criteria may be altered at any stage up to and including enrolment. All offers are subject to a successful interview and completion of an initial and diagnostic assessment.
For some of the programmes we offer you will require:
4 GCSE qualifications at or above grade D or 3, or equivalent level 1 vocational qualification.
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Employment/ self employment in the construction industry industry/ Apprenticeship.
Awarding body, assessment method and more
Progression to next level of study.
Practical assessment and course work.
Other asessment method(s): Practical assessments, online exams .
City & Guilds of London Institute