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About this apprenticeship
This apprenticeship is suitable for you if you want to start a career or develop your existing skills in Brickwork. A bricklaying apprenticeship is designed to develop the practical hand skills and technical knowledge required to work in the construction industry as a professional and competent bricklayer. You will learn to set out walls and building structures to given specifications from foremen and architects.
What you will learn
- Practical hand skills
- Technical knowledge of bricklaying
- Working under supervision
- General building work
- Brick and blockwork structures
- Concreting and screening
- Abrasive wheels training
- Health and safety
The apprenticeship will include an NVQ diploma, functional skills and knowledge based element or technical certificate.
As an apprentice you can expect to undertake work based learning with an employer and to be paid a wage.
You will attend college on a block release to ensure you get the support you need to succeed. The rest of the training will take place in the workplace with in-house training by the employer and an assessor who will visit you on site.
Our construction workshops provide a fantastic learning environment with industry standard equipment. Learn the art of bricklaying in our purpose built workshops.
No previous qualifications are required and a full assessment will take place to ensure you have the skills to complete the qualification. Those wishing to progress onto an advanced apprenticeship will require GCSEs A*-C/9-4 in English and maths (or equivalent) or demonstrate, through the assessment process, that you are able to achieve this.
You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto an apprenticeship.
Course length & fees
- Course Length: 18 months
Information for Employers
Evidence of knowledge and competency can be obtained through: observations in the workplace, physical products of work, reports, plans, online assessments, correspondence, witness testimony, discussion and questioning.
Apprentices will also be assigned an Assessor, who will visit them every 12 weeks to ensure they are happy with their progress and on track to achieve.