Bricklaying City and Guilds Diploma

Bricklaying City and Guilds Diploma

Study Mode: Full Time
Course Code: BUAAV052CCF0
Course Level: Level 2

Where will this course lead?

The Level 2 Diploma is the natural progression from level 1 and will give you a more detailed insight into the industry and construction techniques. You will learn key Bricklaying skills from experts in the sector and will be taught how to understand working drawings, types of structures, use of different plastering materials as well as how to conduct yourself and others on building sites.

What will I study?

The main topics covered within this qualification are:
- Up to date Health & Safety requirements essential for working on a building site.
- Types of plastering materials and application techniques.
- Render/ board and skim application
- Understand working drawings

Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures
Producing thin joint masonry and masonry cladding
Building solid walling, isolated and attached piers
Construct cavity walling forming masonry structures

How will this course be delivered?

To pass this course you will have to successfully complete all practical and theory assessments, and pass a multi choice on-line test. All assessments are carried out by qualified assessors to the awarding body requirements.

What qualifications will I get?

City and Guilds Diploma level two in Bricklaying (QCF)

How will I be assessed?

To pass this course you will have to successfully complete all practical and theory assessments, and pass a multi choice on-line test. All assessments are carried out by qualified assessors to the awarding body requirements

How do I get a place on the course?

Complete an application form collected from any Solihull College campus. If successful, places are offered after an interview and an assessment of your Maths and English which is carried out at the Construction Centre at the Woodlands campus

What are the entry requirements?

Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying and a suitable reference and interview.

What else do I need to know?

Specifically for the workshop, you will be required to provide safety boots and overalls. To access the facilities inside the college, you will need a set of clean clothes and footwear to change in to.
Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.

If you haven't achieved an A*/9 - C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.

If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.

Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

What can I do after this course?

If you successfully pass this course you can apply to progress on to the NVQ 2 via getting an apprenticeship in Plastering with a local construction company.
Learners who have a proven high standard of attendance and demonstrated a positive attitude can be recommended for any available apprenticeships.

Contact

Solihull College, Auckland Drive, Smith's Wood, Solihull, B36 0NF, Tel: 0121 678 7000, Minicom: 0121 628 7005, Email: enquiries@solihull.ac.uk, Internet: www.solihull.ac.k

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
Location
Start Date
Day
Time
Course Fee

Woodlands Campus

September 2017

Various

Various

Not Applicable to 16-18 year olds