Is this course right for me?

Would you like a career in bricklaying?

This programme allows you to develop a range of bricklaying skills, adding to your knowledge of the trade. On top of your existing knowledge, you will learn about more advanced masonry techniques, applicable to a number of practical contexts.

The programme is suitable for students progressing from Level 1 Brickwork, and will build on the knowledge gained at that level.

It is also suitable for people with practical experience at a suitable level, who may not need to undertake the Level 1 programme.

Entry requirements:

  • Level 1 Diploma pass in a relevant subject.
  • Attendance at an interview.

Delivery:

You will study a variety of subject-specific modules, in addition to Literacy and Numeracy skills.

This programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Group work
  • Classroom-based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • MOODLE (virtual learning environment)

Assessment:

This programme is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portfolios of work
  • Performance and observation

Progression:

In the industry, the programme will give you the skills and qualification to progress into self-employment or employment with a firm or contractor.

The programme gives you a qualification and a valuable set of skills, helping you to progress into employment or further education.

You could proceed onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

  • Brickwork Level 3 
  • Construction Professional Level 2 

Additional campus/course information:

  • Rhyl

    Courses run at the £8.2 million Marine and Built Environment Centre (MBEC) in Rhos-on-Sea and the Skills Centre at the Rhyl Campus.

  • Rhos-on-Sea

    Courses run at the £8.2 million Marine and Built Environment Centre (MBEC) in Rhos-on-Sea and the Skills Centre at the Rhyl Campus.