BrickworkAdvanced Apprenticeship • Level 3
About the course
Achieving advanced level skills in brickwork can set you up with a career for life and progression onto higher levels of learning. Our apprenticeships with local businesses will allow you to focus on expanding your skills to a higher technical level in both the practical and theoretical aspects of your study. You will be employed by a company and attend Themis at Burnley College one day per week.* You will be taught in our state-of-the-art, industry standard workshops equipped with an extensive range of tools and equipment, expanding your skills to a higher technical level in both the practical and theoretical aspects of your study. Our construction trainers have extensive knowledge and industrial experience. Well-established links with employers ensure that our apprentices are kept up-to-date with the latest developments and career opportunities within the industry. Your study programme will cover a wide range of topics including: Building methods and construction technology Constructing detailed brickwork Erecting complex masonry structures Interpreting working drawings Working with course and random stonework Apprentices will have an opportunity to sit a health and safety test to enable them to apply for a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card.
Type of LearningApprenticeship
Study ModePart Time
Awarded ByCity and Guilds
Location ByBurnley College
A minimum of five GCSEs at Grade 5 or above in a good range of subjects including GCSE English Language, Mathematics and Science. Ideally, applicants may have also completed an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Brickwork. Applicants must be hardworking, reliable and motivated. As part of the interview process, Apprentices will undertake a BKSB assessment in English, Mathematics and ICT. Applicants who do not meet the exact entry requirements but hold relevant industry experience are encouraged to apply. Applicants who do not meet the exact entry requirements may also be considered.
Knowledge learning outcomes will be assessed via an on-screen assessment which is externally set and marked by the awarding organisation supported by several theoretical assessments. You will also complete a range of practical assessments within Themis at Burnley College. Performance learning outcomes will require auditable evidence of competent performance from the workplace which demonstrates your ability against set assessment criteria, completing a NVQ portfolio of evidence.
Careers & Progression
On successful completion of this course you may progress to a Higher or Degree Apprenticeship in a trade related area. Other courses that are available include HNC/D in Construction and Foundation Degrees. Careers that this course may lead to include self-employed bricklayer, or study professional qualifications leading to becoming a site-supervisor/manager, Health and Safety Manager, Surveyor/Quantity Surveyor.
Apprenticeships are an increasingly attractive option for employers of all sizes wanting to bring new talent into their business. An Apprentice can be a solution for your business if you want to: • Develop new talent to meet your needs • Free up existing staff to take on more responsibility • Give your team new skills and energy • Give a young person a career opportunity. • Develop a wider range of business opportunities.