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Bricklaying - January Start NPA

(SCQF level 5)

, Creative Industries

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

11th Jan 2021, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Overview

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 the Scottish Qualification Authority on successful completion of this course.  This is a recognised National Qualification in Construction.

This course runs for 6 months from January to June.

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This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 5.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • You must demonstrate an interest in Bricklaying AND have
    • One National 4 qualification; OR
    • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

Your application will be reviewed and a decision will be made based on your qualifications, work experience and personal statement.

ESOL entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

What you study

You'll 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:
    11th Jan 2021
    End Date:
    25th Jun 2021
  • Location:
    City Campus