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Apprenticeships at Yorkshire Coast College
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  • Brickwork Intermediate & Advanced Apprenticeships

Brickwork Intermediate & Advanced Apprenticeships

This Apprenticeship is aimed at people working as, or aspiring to work as a Bricklayer, carrying out tasks such as setting out basic structures, building brick and block walling, laying domestic drainage, placing and finishing concrete and rendering surfaces.

Apprenticeship duration

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.

What next?

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.

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