About this course
This level 1 Award in brickwork is a first choice course for individuals looking for a change in career. This course will help to develop some of the skills of working as a bricklayer in the construction industry.
What you will study
The Level 1 Award in brickwork will help to develop the skills required for plaster boarding and skimming. An example of units covered are;
- Health & safety in construction
- Constructing half brick walling
- Constructing block walling
This qualification will be assessed through practical assessments and a theory assessment for the Health & Safety unit.
On completion of the Level 1 Award students can progress onto the New Foundation Qualifications that are planned to be delivered in September.
Additionally learners are required to have their own safety boots before starting the course. The boots can be bought from any retailer.
Course fee per year
Part-time enrolment fee: £30.00
No experience in construction is required, we will gauge your enthusiasm and commitment at interview stage
- The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18.
- Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
- Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect.
- Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice.
- Course fees are subject to change. Your fee will be confirmed prior to enrolment.
- All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print.
- Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers.
- Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Career prospects & further study
After completing this course you can go on to complete the full 2-year Extended Diploma. Many students progress onto courses at university, others go directly into employment. CAVC offers a HNC in Sport Coaching which if competed successfully leads on to a top up at Cardiff Metropolitan University to complete the full degree course.
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