Bricklaying CITB Diploma Level 2

If you want a career in bricklaying or masonry work, this course is for you.

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Attendance

Full-time

Level

2

Duration

1 Year

When

September 2020 start

Overview

If you want to build a career or improve your skills in bricklaying or masonry work, this course is for you.

The structure of the course combines practical workshops and valuable theory which provides the underpinning knowledge required to increase your quality of work and performance.

You will study 6 mandatory units:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge to be deemed trained to carry out safe working practices in construction to:
      - Sourcing relevant safety information and using the relevant safety procedures at work.
  • Understanding information, quantities and communication with others
    • The aim of this unit is to you with the knowledge to be deemed trained to interpret information, determine quantities and communicate with other in relation to:
      - interpreting information including drawings.
      - estimating quantities of resources from drawings and specifications.
      - communicating effectively to all levels of the construction team.
  • Understanding construction technology
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge of building methods and construction technology in relation to understanding the principle of:
      - foundation construction.
      - floor construction.
      - wall construction.
      - roof construction.
      - supply of utilities and services.
      - sustainability within construction.
  • Set out masonry structures
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be deemed trained to set out masonry structures in relation to:
      - interpreting information and preparing for setting out activities
      - setting out regular shaped masonry structures on level ground.
  • Construct solid walling incorporating isolated and attached piers
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be deemed trained to construct solid walling incorporating piers and arches in relation to:
      - selecting materials, components, tools and equipment
      - constructing solid walls incorporating isolated and attached piers and arches.
  • Construct cavity walling forming masonry structures
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be deemed trained to select materials, components, tools and equipment and construct cavity walling forming masonry structures.

You will study 1 of 2 optional units:

  • Construct masonry cladding
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be deemed trained to construct masonry cladding in relation to:
      - selecting materials, components, tools and equipment
      - applying masonry cladding to timber, steel and concrete framed buildings.
  • Construct thin joint masonry
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be deemed trained to construct thin joint masonry in relation to:
      - selecting materials, components, tools and equipment
      - constructing walls using thin joint methods.

The course also offers integrated literacy and numeracy within the knowledge delivery element.

Entry Requirements

  • A level 1 brickwork qualification, or
  • A minimum of GCSE English and Maths (one at grade 4 above and one at grade 3 or above) or equivalent.

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed throughout the course, including practical synopsis assessment and a global online assessment (GOLA) at the end of each unit.

Progression

After completing this course you can progress on to the level 3 diploma in Brickwork

You can go on to undertake an Apprenticeship in brickwork after completing this course.

Fees & Funding

As a full time student, under the age of 19, you will not usually need to pay any course or examination fees.

You may need to pay some costs. Help may be available for students in financial difficulties. For more information, contact student support services, tel: 0500 162100.

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    Course code

    BB03B11-F01

    Start date

    2020-08-31 00:00:00.000

    End date

    2021-06-25 00:00:00.000

    107598

    Location

    Brunel Construction Centre

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    Kirklees College