QCF Level 3 Diploma in Brickwork (Trowel Occupations) (Part-Time)

Course Overview

The Level 3 Diploma in Brickwork is designed to build on your previous experiences and skills and prepares you for the industry at a highly skilled level, it will also give you an insight into supervisory and management roles.

The Diploma has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions and the test(s) are based on you showing what you can do as an individual through the completion of all the requirements for the qualification.

The contents of the programme are:

  • Health & Safety.
  • Using Advanced Information and Communicating Techniques including Calculations – Level 3.
  • Advanced Knowledge of Building Methods & Technology – Level 3.
  • Interpret Advanced Working Drawings to Set Out Masonry Structures – Level 3.
  • Advanced Structural & Decorative Brickwork – Level 3.
  • Repair & Maintain Masonry Structures – Level 3.
  • Advanced Complex Masonry Structures – level 3.

The Level 3 Diploma is designed with emphasis on advanced skills, enabling you to work and effectively operate at a superior level within the industry.

  • Entry Requirements

    Level 2 Diploma/NVQ in Bricklaying

  • Career Prospects

    This qualification is ideal for those looking to work as a qualified bricklayer in the construction industry.

  • Course Details

    This course further enhances the Trowel skills already gained at Level 1 and will cover practical craft skills, job knowledge and advanced trade techniques. This will include cavity walls, arches, a range of different bonds including brick thick, English and Flemish bonds, decorative panel work and blockwork.

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Brecon Beacons College - 01686 614400

Swansea Construction Centre - 01639 648120

Newtown College - 01686 614200

Neath College - 01639 648000

Course Length

1 Year