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Bricklaying Diploma R077

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How do I apply?

Apply Online: http://www.wmc.ac.uk/course/37911/apply  Apply Online

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Application Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

1 year, full-time

Level

This is a level 2 course.

Course outline

On this course you will cover brickwork, health and safety, storing resources & materials, construction information, quantities, reading drawings and thin joint masonry. It consists of a mixture of practical work and theory.

Course details

  • C&G 201 Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction
  • C&G 202 Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication
  • C&G 203 Producing Thin Joint Masonry and Masonry Cladding
  • C&G 204 Building Solid Walling, Isolated and Attached Piers
  • C&G 205 Interpreting Working Drawings to Set Out Masonry Structures
  • C&G 206 Construct Cavity Walling Forming Masonry Structures

Entry guidelines

Relevant level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above and successful completion of a skills test.

Satisfactory interview, school report and / or reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

The course requires manual dexterity and physical stamina. You will need to lift and handle tools and materials.


Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:
  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths (or grade 4 and above).
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?

Successful completion of this course may mean you can progress to NVQ level 2 Brickwork (if you gain an apprenticeship) or the Level 3 Diploma in Brickwork.

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Equipment Required

Steel toecap safety boots, basic calculator, builders scale rule and drawing equipment.

Assessment Method

Assessment will be completed by practical and online tests.

When does this course run?

Starting 6th Sep 17

Ends 29th Jun 18

Ref: R077J001

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1200.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Tuesday 09:00 — 15:00 Wirral Waters
Wednesday 13:30 — 15:30 Wirral Waters
Thursday 09:00 — 15:30 Wirral Waters
Friday 09:00 — 15:30 Wirral Waters

Starting 5th Sep 18

Ends 28th Jun 19

Ref: R077K001

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1200.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

This information was current on 19th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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