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Short ‘n’ Sharp Bricklaying Level 1

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Bricklaying class at South Staffordshire College
Courses Code
QD1COB
Study method
Part Time
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  • Is this course for you?

    Construction is a booming industry with lots of jobs and career opportunities. The Short ‘n’ Sharp level 1 bricklaying course incorporates a CSCS card and will enable you to work within the construction building industry after only 12 weeks with us to become a successful bricklayer.

    You will be working with experienced staff to learn the traditional, but much sought after trade of bricklaying. The college has close links to many construction companies and the training experience within our on-site workshops means that you will use the latest construction tools and materials to gain industry level skills so that you will know exactly what to expect when you start your career.

    We have two locations perfectly located at each end of the A5 making your journey an easy one either by public transport or by your own mode of transport. If you do happen to live a little out the way, Rodbaston College provides a transport service for you to take advantage of.

  • Required qualifications

    You will need some evidence of studying at GCSE grade 2 or above or functional Skills level 1 or have some relevant life experience, this will be discussed at interview.

  • What skills will I develop?

    You will study be assessed in the following subjects:

    • Health, safety and welfare in construction
    • Principles of building construction, information and communication
    • Carrying out block-laying activities
    • Carrying out bricklaying activities
    • Carrying out cavity walling activities
    • Contribute to setting out masonry structures up to damp proofing
    • GCSE/Functional skills (English & Mathematics)
  • Careers

    South Staffordshire College offers progression onto the next level Short ‘n’ Sharp course at level 2. Other possible opportunities would be to undertake an apprenticeship in bricklaying to become a fully qualified tradesperson.

    Once qualified you could work on-site for a building constructor or start your own building business and carry out new builds and repairs on a variety of construction projects. The list in endless.

  • English and maths

    Whilst at South Staffordshire College you may also wish to study maths and English, speak to your tutor about these additional courses.

  • Other important information

    Students will need to purchase protective overalls and toe-protective footwear as well as basic stationery. Support is provided through bursary should you need this. Our friendly Learner Services team will be happy to help.

  • Is this course for you?

    Construction is a booming industry with lots of jobs and career opportunities. The Short ‘n’ Sharp level 1 bricklaying course incorporates a CSCS card and will enable you to work within the construction building industry after only 12 weeks with us to become a successful bricklayer.

    You will be working with experienced staff to learn the traditional, but much sought after trade of bricklaying. The college has close links to many construction companies and the training experience within our on-site workshops means that you will use the latest construction tools and materials to gain industry level skills so that you will know exactly what to expect when you start your career.

    We have two locations perfectly located at each end of the A5 making your journey an easy one either by public transport or by your own mode of transport. If you do happen to live a little out the way, Rodbaston College provides a transport service for you to take advantage of.

  • Required qualifications

    You will need some evidence of studying at GCSE grade 2 or above or functional Skills level 1 or have some relevant life experience, this will be discussed at interview.

  • What skills will I develop?

    You will study be assessed in the following subjects:

    • Health, safety and welfare in construction
    • Principles of building construction, information and communication
    • Carrying out block-laying activities
    • Carrying out bricklaying activities
    • Carrying out cavity walling activities
    • Contribute to setting out masonry structures up to damp proofing
    • GCSE/Functional skills (English & Mathematics)
  • Careers

    South Staffordshire College offers progression onto the next level Short ‘n’ Sharp course at level 2. Other possible opportunities would be to undertake an apprenticeship in bricklaying to become a fully qualified tradesperson.

    Once qualified you could work on-site for a building constructor or start your own building business and carry out new builds and repairs on a variety of construction projects. The list in endless.

  • English and maths

    Whilst at South Staffordshire College you may also wish to study maths and English, speak to your tutor about these additional courses.

  • Other important information

    Students will need to purchase protective overalls and toe-protective footwear as well as basic stationery. Support is provided through bursary should you need this. Our friendly Learner Services team will be happy to help.

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  • Short and Sharp Bricklaying Level 1

    Code: QMD1COB

    Start Date: 14th September 2021

    Part Time: 12 Week(s)

  • Short and Sharp Bricklaying Level 1

    Code: QRD1COB

    Start Date: 14th September 2021

    Part Time: 12 Week(s)