bricklaying
£1000.00

NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying

What You’ll Learn

This level 3 bricklaying qualification is aimed at those individuals who work or want to work as a Site Bricklayer in the construction sector. At this level, you will learn advanced skills in site bricklaying. The qualification has been devised to provide learners with a fantastic understanding of all aspects of bricklaying; a very in depth course to have you industry ready and competent across a range of skills. This training course enables you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Bricklaying.

The training and qualification covers Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures, producing thin joint masonry and masonry cladding, building solid walling, isolated and attached piers and constructing cavity walling forming masonry structures.

You will learn a variety of Bricklaying skills; the full qualification consists of the following units:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge to carry out safe working practices in construction, in relation to sourcing relevant safety information and using the relevant safety procedures at work
  • Repair and maintain masonry structures:
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to enable you to carry out repairs and to maintain masonry structures.
  • Constructing radial and battered brickwork:
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to enable you to set out and build arches, brickwork curved on plan and concave and convex brickwork.
  • Principles of organising, planning and pricing construction work:
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge of building methods and construction technology in relation to:
      • understanding a range of building materials used within the construction industry and their suitability to the construction of modern buildings.
      • organise the building process and communicate the design to work colleagues and others.
  • Carrying out decorative and reinforced brickwork:
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to enable you to set out and build decorative brickwork features, obtuse and acute angle quoins and reinforced brickwork.
  • Constructing fireplaces and chimneys:
    • The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to enable them to construct fireplaces and chimneys.

This is a very in depth course and the knowledge and skills that you will gain from this time at Able Skills will put you in a fantastic position when it comes to sourcing bricklaying work/employment.

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