12 to 24 months
What will I study?
Whilst studying an Apprenticeship you will work towards demonstrating your knowledge (at college) and competence (at work) in the following units:
Intermediate Apprenticeship units include:
- How to carry out safe working practices in construction
- Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures
- Thin joint masonry cladding
- Building solid walling, isolated and attached piers
- Building cavity walling forming masonry structures
Advanced Apprenticeship units include:
- Information, quantities and communicating with others
- Building methods and construction technology
- Structural and decorative brickwork
- Repairing and maintaining masonry structures
- Erecting complex structural carcasing components
How will I be assessed?
The course is assessed through observation, knowledge questions and the development of a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate competence. There is also a requirement to complete the following elements: employee rights and responsibilities workbook and personal learning and thinking skills.
Entry requirements:GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) in Maths and English. Vocational Assessment required.
On successful completion of an Advanced Apprenticeship you can progress onto Higher Education and study for an NVQ Level 4, HNC/D in Construction or a Foundation Degree.