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Bricklaying - August Start NPA

(SCQF level 5)

Construction Crafts, Creative Industries

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Overview

On this course you'll study the practical and theoretical aspects of Bricklaying, which will prepare you for working in the Construction Industry. You'll also develop transferable skills such as numeracy and efficient working practices which will help you to get a job in this field.

You'll receive a National Progression Award in Construction from Scottish Qualification Authority on successful completion of this course; this is a recognised National Qualification in Construction.

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This course runs for 5 months from August- December

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 5. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • You must demonstrate an interest in Bricklaying; OR
  • Experience in a building related occupation; OR
  • One National 4 level qualification, preferably in English, Maths, or a Science subject or equivalent; OR
  • Industry experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area

What you study

  • Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.
  • Half Brick Walling: An Introduction.
  • One Brick Walling: An Introduction.
  • Fundamentals of Cavity Walling.
  • Block Walling: An Introduction.
  • Simple arch Construction.
  • Simple Decorative Brickwork.
  • Numeracy.
  • Sustainability.
  • Construction Occupation Practices.

After the course

Careers

This course will help prepare you for a career in Bricklaying.

Continuing Study

There may also be the opportunity to progress onto other National Qualification courses.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019
    End Date:
    20th Dec 2019
  • Location:
    City Campus