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Bricklaying NPA

(SCQF level 5)

Construction Crafts, Faculty of Building, Engineering and Energy

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

15th Jan 2018, 1 year

15th Jan 2018, 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.

This course runs for 6 months from January - June.

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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.

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.

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:
    15th Jan 2018
    End Date:
    26th Jun 2018
  • Location:
    City Campus