An introduction to bricklaying skills is suitable for those with no or limited previous knowledge providing the first level qualification to develop bricklaying skills for employment or as a hobby.
Successful completion of the award requires candidates to construct and evaluate a brick/ block work built construction of their own design.
By the end of the course students will know: – how to set out walls, produce various brick/block bonds and build a basic brick/ block product.
The carpentry unit is a practical course developing skills in basic wood working, joints, using and maintaining hand and power tools, building methods, communication and information on safe working practices.
Upon completion of this award learners may wish to specialise in carpentry skills and attend college on a full time basis to gain a higher level award. There may also be the opportunity to gain employment within the construction industry.
“I’ve not only learnt Construction skills, but it’s also helped to develop my maths and problem solving skills”