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Short ‘n’ Sharp Bricklaying Level 2

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  • Is this course for you?

    The Short ‘n’ Sharp Bricklaying level 2 follows on from the level 1 qualification, in twelve weeks you will have a full level 2 in bricklaying!

    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.

    You will visit building exhibitions and building sites as part of your studies and you can also complete a CSCS Health & Safety test through the college so that you are ready to start work on-site.

    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 to have successfully completed the Level 1 in Bricklaying course that is also available to study with us.

  • 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 Solid Walling
    • Carrying out cavity walling activities
    • Setting out masonry structures
    • GCSE/Functional skills (English & Mathematics)
  • Careers

    South Staffordshire College offers progression onto the next level of a full-time course. 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?

    The Short ‘n’ Sharp Bricklaying level 2 follows on from the level 1 qualification, in twelve weeks you will have a full level 2 in bricklaying!

    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.

    You will visit building exhibitions and building sites as part of your studies and you can also complete a CSCS Health & Safety test through the college so that you are ready to start work on-site.

    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 to have successfully completed the Level 1 in Bricklaying course that is also available to study with us.

  • 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 Solid Walling
    • Carrying out cavity walling activities
    • Setting out masonry structures
    • GCSE/Functional skills (English & Mathematics)
  • Careers

    South Staffordshire College offers progression onto the next level of a full-time course. 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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