Lambeth College - L3 Award in Inspection and Testing (City and Guilds) (Adult)



This qualification is for learners who work or want to work as bricklayers in the construction sector. It allows learners to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in bricklaying. The bricklaying pathway covers areas such as working on a construction site, setting out basic structures, building brick and block walling, laying domestic drainage, placing and finishing concrete and render surfaces.

Entry Criteria

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 and skills match to Occupational standards.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification - anyone over the age of 24 that is seeking to demonstrate competence in working in bricklaying occupations can take this qualification. However, you are likely to have studied the Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying full-time in college, or have significant experience working with brick/block products in the construction industry.Please enquire for more information.Additional entry criteria: Successful interview and completion of an initial and diagnostic assessment and skills match to Occupational standards.

Career Opportunities

This qualification forms the competence based element of the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Construction Building (Level 2), pathway 3: Trowel Occupations. It allows learners to progress in employment or onto the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations. Bricklaying and craft masonry have a wide range of opportunities that apprentices can be involved with in a structured career path, such as new builds and refurbishments. This apprenticeship will enable progression to the Advanced (Level 3) Apprenticeship in Construction Building: pathway 1- Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying).

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    Assessment Method

    On-site Practical Assessment & Portfolio Building.Other requirements:Assessment of the qualificationCandidates must have a completed portfolio of evidence for each unit. Centres are able to download the 6572 logbook from the City & Guilds website.Aspects to be assessed through performance in the workplaceDirect evidence produced through normal performance in the workplace is the primary source for meeting the requirements. This includes naturally occurring documentary evidence (hard copy and electronic), direct observation of activities and witness testimony as relevant. Individual units will specify any exceptions to this position.Workplace evidence must be supported by the required evidence of knowledge and understanding.

    This evidence may be identified by:

    • questioning the candidate

    • recognised industry education and training programme assessment or professional interview assessment that has been matched to NOS requirements

    • performance evidence.

      Learning Resources

      Industry ready uniform, kit and tools related to the specialist trade.

    Awarding Body

    City & Guilds of London Institute

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