Level 1, 2 & 3 Brickwork Diploma
Course: Bricklaying Diploma Level 1
Location: Hartford Campus
Dates: 12/09/2016 to 30/06/2017
Times: 09.10 to 16.30
What is the programme structure?
You will cover 14 units comprising of 7 practical units, 7 theory units (which will include 7 unit end tests and 1 synoptic test) followed by an online exam.
The foundation year introduces you to the construction trade and gives you practical knowledge of basic brickwork skills including arches, decorative banding, corners, pillars and walls. You will study health and safety rules and industry regulations.
On successful completion of the foundation course you may progress on to the intermediate course when you will practise many aspects of brickwork that will prepare you for work in the brickwork trade, including copings, indents, toothings, extensions, garden walls and cavities.
Level 3 introduces the more complex processes of the brickwork trade.
Who is the programme for?
The course is for anyone with a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in brickwork craft skills within construction, and a willingness to explore new ideas. It will appeal to students who:
• want the opportunity to carry out practical work covering both craft and technician skills
• enjoy studying a subject that is relevant to their own lives and experiences
• enjoy finding out their own answers – not just being taught
• want to keep their career options open, the course does not force you to make an early choice
• wish to build up a qualification by studying separate units
How long does it take to complete?
1 year Foundation followed by 1 year Intermediate and 1 year at Diploma level 3.
What qualifications do I need?
Foundation Level - 2 GCSEs at Grade E - G or an Entry Level qualification.
Intermediate Level - Successful completion of Foundation Level.
Level 3 - successful completion of level 2.
What does it include?
This course includes a Study Programme to provide learners with a coherent and enriching curriculum which will provide them with the academic, social and employability skills to progress to further or higher education or employment.
The content of the study programme is designed to broaden the learner experience beyond the main qualification of study.
The key theme of Study Programmes at Level 1 will be preparation for the world of work and the development of personal, social and employability skills.
The key theme of Study Programmes at Level 2 will be the development of occupational skills in a selected vocational area and the development of personal, social and employability skills with a view to raising aspirations.
As well as your core qualification you will study GCSE or Functional Skills English and/or maths plus English and maths development as part of the core qualification.
Learners will also undertake personal progress planning and pastoral education. Plus additional personal development activity which may include work experience and projects.
Are there any special facilities for the programme?
The college has specialist workshops
Will there be any extra costs involved?
At the start of the course students will be required to pay £75 towards the cost of materials and equipment. Students will need to provide steel toecap footwear and overalls.
How is the programme assessed?
You will learn through a variety of activities but the emphasis will be on the practical application of skills and knowledge. Assessment is based on assignments with specific practical and job knowledge tests where necessary.
What award will I achieve?
Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying
What can I do next?
On successful completion of this course you will be able to seek employment in the building trade. Whilst working you will also be able to go on to do the Advanced Apprenticeship in Brickwork.
Mid Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith.
The College supports the government initiative ‘Every Child Matters’ and ‘Youth Matters’ and all courses include elements which contribute to students achieving the five outcomes, namely, being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic well-being.
How do I get further information?
Contact the college on 01606 74444 alternatively visit the website www.midchesh.ac.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org For students aged 19 years and over at the start of the course please contact the college for further information on the course fee.
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