This course will help you to develop various skills and techniques to allow you to build brickwork and blockwork of all shapes and sizes. You will learn how to set walls and buildings following instructions from foremen and architects. Bricklayers are outdoor workers who work both at height and below ground level. The work is physical so a good level of fitness is an advantage – however, the modern construction industry’s safety regulations and lightweight materials mean that most people can undertake the work of a bricklayer.
Depends on entry level and experience, the tutor will advise you after consultation. See admissions criteria for further details
- Practice in building walls using a wide range of bonds
- Building solid walls, cavity walls, piers and chimneys using brick & block
- Using decorative brick to build arches and walls
- Setting out and positioning of doors and window openings
- Erecting & dismantling scaffolding
- Setting out, using optical & Laser levelling equipment
- Carry out slinging and signalling for the movement of loads
- Essential Skills in Communication, Application of Number and Information Technology. Applicants who have achieved GCSE English, Mathematics or IT at grades A-C, will be exempt from the equivalent essential skill.
1-4 years depending on how many levels you want to progress through
You may progress through the levels and then to higher education, alternatively you may go straight into employment or become self employed.
HOW TO APPLY
All full-time & part-time courses starting in September 2020 are open for applications. Please click on the Apply Now button (top right in the blue box) to begin your application
If you require any assistance with your application you can call us on 0300 123 1223.
028 3839 7850
IMPORTANT COURSE & DELIVERY STATEMENT
In light of the continuing Covid-19 situation, Southern Regional College may have to amend the delivery methods for a number of courses for the new academic year, or should the need arise effect a temporary College closure. This may also lead to restrictions when accessing student services. Please be assured that the safety of our students is paramount and as such we will be implementing a range of measures in line with government advice and protocols. We will make all appropriate and reasonable adjustments to maintain the ongoing quality of teaching and learning and our support services.
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