• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

You will gain confidence by developing independent learning skills.

You will learn how craft activities are carried out safely and how they contribute to the construction process.

The largest proportion of workers within the industry are engaged in craft occupations.  All of these require self-motivation, skills in numeracy, communications and problem solving, as well as a broad range of technical skills. Therefore whilst at college you will be expected to undertake one functional skill per year which will help in the preparation into employment.

Level
Level 3
Awarding Body
City & Guilds
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

The course is made up of the following general, occupational specific and optional units:

General Core Units

Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and Associated Industries–  Underpinning theoretical knowledge based around the Construction Industry.

Analysing Technical Information, Quantities and Communication with Others – Underpinning theoretical knowledge of an analytical view of the collation of technical information, the vast amounts of quantities and the importance of communicating with others in the Construction Industry.

Analysing Construction Technology and Built Environment – Underpinning theoretical knowledge based on an analytical understanding of structure, roles, responsibilities, terms, policies and procedures in the Construction Industry and the Built Environment.

Occupational specific Units

Repair and Maintain Masonry Structures – Underpinning theoretical and practical knowledge regarding how to repair and maintain masonry structures, using hand tool.

Optional Units

Construct Chimneys and Fireplace Structures – Underpinning theoretical and practical knowledge regarding how to set up and build chimneys and fireplace structures using hand tools.

Construct Complex Masonry Structures – Underpinning theoretical and practical knowledge regarding how to set up and build complex masonry structures using hand tools.

Construct Decorative Features – Underpinning theoretical and practical knowledge regarding how to set up and build decorative features using hand tools.

The course also includes tutorials, Functional Skills such as English and Maths and Personal and Professional development.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

  • All applicants must complete an initial assessment and diagnostics in Maths and English
  • Completion of a Level 2 Diploma in Brickwork, with a good attendance record
  • Show good motivation and attitude towards learning
  • It is also important that you have an interest in this dynamic industry, that you have a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in the sector, a willingness to explore new ideas and the ability to communicate your ideas.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Click here to find out more about TASS

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Apply or Enquire

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Stephen Ellison
01302 553942
stephen.ellison@don.ac.uk

Sean Casey
01302 553553 ext 2037
sean.casey@don.ac.uk

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

  • All applicants must complete an initial assessment and diagnostics in Maths and English
  • Completion of a Level 2 Diploma in Brickwork, with a good attendance record
  • Show good motivation and attitude towards learning
  • It is also important that you have an interest in this dynamic industry, that you have a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in the sector, a willingness to explore new ideas and the ability to communicate your ideas.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


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Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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