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York College

Entry requirements

For general entry requirement guidance please follow this link.

More detailed entry requirement information will be available in due course.

Duration

The Diploma courses in Bricklaying consist of:

Level 1 Diploma – 1 Year
Level 2 Diploma – 1 Year (successful completion of Level 1 Diploma or Level 1 Extended Certificate to progress to Level 2)

What skills and qualities do I need?

  • Outstanding commitment & enthusiasm
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Outstanding attendance & punctuality

What will I study?

Level 1

  • Principles of building construction, information and communication
  • Contribute to setting out and building of masonry structures up to damp proof course
  • Carrying out blocklaying activities
  • Carrying out bricklaying activities
  • Carrying out cavity walling activities
  • Health, safety and welfare in construction

Level 2

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Principles of building construction, information and communication
  • Building solid walling, isolated and attached piers
  • Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures
  • Construct cavity walling forming masonry structures

How will I be assessed?

Assessment in practical skills is continuous with end of year assignments in theory work.

What could it lead to?

On completion of each Diploma students can progress on to the next level where appropriate, or go on to find employment in order to transfer to an apprenticeship, then higher level courses in Construction.

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.

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