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Brickwork Level 1 Diploma

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

What will you be working towards?

Code 2892/020
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time


This is a mixture of theory and practical learning. You will learn the basics of setting out with measurements, building methods, half brick walls, solid walls, block work, piers, mixing mortar etc. You will practise constructing straightforward brick walls and the setting out and building of basic masonry structures up to damp-proof course level. Student who do not possess level 2 qualifications in maths and English will also study these at an appropriate level.

How will it be delivered?

By a series of practical tasks in the workshop and on-line and written unit end tests. There will also be a final online test and practical test that takes 18 hours and involves setting out and building a brick/block cavity walling incorporating a return corner.

Entry requirements

You will need at least GCSE English Language and Maths grade E/2, or equivalent Functional Skill.

Your next steps...

On successful completion of the course at Level 1, and with good progress on English and maths, you will be able to progress to Level 2 the following year. Alternatively, you may obtain suitable employment in the construction industry and continue your studies as an apprentice.


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