CONSTRUCTION

Overview

If you're aiming for a career in bricklaying, this course is an excellent place to start. Through a combination of practical tasks and theoretical study, you will learn how to create basic masonry structures, mix construction materials, and construct block walling, cavity walling and brick walling. Specific units you will study include Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and Associated Industries; Knowledge of Technical Information, Quantities and Communication with others; and Knowledge of Construction Technology.

Unit Breakdown

If you undertake this Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying you will cover knowledge in three core subject areas:

- Health, safety and welfare

- Technical information, quantities and communication

- Knowledge of construction technology

You will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in:

- Construct cavity walling

- Construct block walling

- Mix construction materials

- Setting out for basic masonry structures

- Construct brick walling

Assessment Method

Practical assessments and online multiple testing.

Progression Opportunities

This study programme will give you the opportunity to progress into further education, apprenticeships or employment in brickwork.

Career Options

What can I earn as a construction worker?

When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. As a qualified construction worker you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example:

Bricklayers start on around £17,000 a year and can earn £27,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Plumbers start on around £18,000 a year and can earn £30,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Construction supervisors start on around £24,000 a year and can earn £35,000 with 3-4 years' experience

If you're interested in a career in construction, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Thanks to our excellent links with major construction companies, our courses include valuable work experience opportunities, helping to prepare you for your first role in this exciting industry.

To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/construction or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs D-G / or 3-1 (in 2017 GCSEs)

Relevant industry experience

Facilities

The course is 20% theory (classroom based) and 80% practical (workshop based), plus a minimum of one week's work experience.

Process for Application

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Details

Venue Deptford Bridge
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 18 weeks
Start Date 05/02/2018
End Date 06/07/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £994 p/ year
24+ £994 p/ year
International £4,320 p/ year

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

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Details

Venue Deptford Bridge
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 06/07/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £994 p/ year
24+ £994 p/ year
International £9,000 p/ year

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

Apply

Details

Venue Deptford Bridge
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 18 weeks
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 02/02/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £994 p/ year
24+ £994 p/ year
International £4,320 p/ year

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

Apply

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