City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Brickwork

To further develop the skills and knowledge learnt from Level 2 Bricklaying enabling you to work at an advanced level in the industry. This course prepares the learner to take higher level qualifications to enable them to qualify as team leaders and managers within the construction industry.

Students on this course will be invited to attend cross-college events that will develop their job skills. Examples of previous events students have attended are:

  • Drug awareness, prevent, stop smoking, CV writing, healthy eating, sports activities and many more through our student services, learning centre and enterprise.

  • Guest speakers from - Renlon, Rail track, NIC, NAPIT, JIB and ECA, educational and historical trips to brick manufacturers, Wealden and Down, Chatsworth House, Royal Pavilion, Hampton Court and Winsor Castle to name just a few.

  • Learners also attend exhibitions such as IFSEC, ELEX, NIC and London ExCel Centre.

  • Site visits - Contractors include Berkley Homes, Barratt Homes and Willmott-Dixon.

  • A significant number of 16-18 learners complete work experience through local employers and through college based projects, gaining relevant skills to increase their employability.

  • Enrichment activities such as a football tournament and league in Pulse Sports Centre for construction and electrical students with medals for runner ups and winners including a cup, other activities include swimming, table tennis, and pool within the common room area.

 

Course Content and Job Skills

There are seven units as described in course assessments which will include both theory and practical classes.

  • Health, safety and welfare.
  • Technical information, quantities and communication.
  • The construction and the built environment.
  • Repair and maintain masonry structures
  • Constructing chimneys and fireplaces
  • Constructing complex masonry structures
  • Construct decorative feature.

Assessments

  • Health, safety and welfare.
  • Technical information, quantities and communication.
  • The construction and the built environment.
  • Repair and maintain masonry structures
  • Constructing chimneys and fireplaces
  • Constructing complex masonry structures
  • Construct decorative feature.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of City & Guilds Level 2 Bricklaying course or similar level skills course.

Suitability

This course is suitable for students who want to expand their knowledge and skills in bricklaying, and those who may wish to further their career into construction or site management.

Duration

1 year, Three days per week

Progression

Successful completion of this course will allow you the opportunity to progress to Higher Education

Additional Information

Start date
September
 
Cost
For information about course costs, please see the Carshalton College fees policy.

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