The Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying qualification has been developed for achievement in a training environment which means you do not need to be employed to undertake this qualification.
This qualification enables you to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work as a Bricklayer within the construction industry.
You will be assessed against a set of performance and knowledge statements, which have been derived from National Occupational Standards for your occupational area. You will be trained and assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified trainer whose job is to help you complete your qualification.
- Health, safety and welfare
- Technical information, quantities and communication
- The construction industry and built environment
- Maths and / or English (if not achieved at grade 4).
Key practical skills and knowledge in:
- Construct chimneys and fireplace structures
- Construct complex masonry structures
- Construct decorative features.
One year full-time, normally in college three days a week.
On completion of this qualification, you will have obtained the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress on to a higher level supervisory or management qualifications, e.g. Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision, or progress into employment in your chosen trade.
Work as a bricklayer, with the potential to move into construction management in roles including project manager, structural engineer and development consultant, or even launch your own company.
Successful completion of the Level 2 Diploma Bricklaying course.
CSkills Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying
Callum has always been interested in construction and had this course recommended to him by people he knows. He studied the level one and level two course and moved onto the level three because he wanted to build complex structures and get industry experience.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: The facilities are excellent and the new equipment and latest technology is great to practice with, so I know what to expect in the workplace. The staff also take us on lots of different trips that are linked with the units I am studying.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: I have had the opportunity to work on a number of different construction sites arranged by my tutors, including the DIY SOS show. I was able to put into practice what I was taught in the workshops and use it in the real world.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: I want to get work with a local construction company and would eventually like to set up my own business in the future.