What does this programme involve?
Students will learn the basic theory and practical application of brick structures. Courses will start by understanding mixes of mortar, preparation of site, foundation, plumb line and spirit level, and appropriate tools. Students will work with different materials i.e. brick and block work to produce straight (vertical) walls and will also learn how to construct corners and infill. Some time will be spent discussing theoretical aspects, subject to students' need.
Students will learn:
- Knowledge of bricks and blocks (and mixes, mortar and bonds) and how to lay them properly, including building a variety of low walls, with 90 degree corners and two brick pillars.
- Understanding of how to select and maintain tools including gauge, plumb line, and level and how to use them safely and effectively.
- Health and Safety issues.
- Marking out - chalk lines and mortar lines.
- Simple foundations.
- Toothing technique.
A College Certificate is awarded on request.
How is the programme taught and assessed?
What career opportunities can this lead to?
There are no formal requirements necessary in respect of this course; the course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn how to lay bricks to build elementary structures and is suitable for complete beginners.
This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.
Eastleigh, SO50 5HT
6:30pm - 8:30pm, 6:30pm - 9:00pm, 9:30am - 1:30pm
4 weeks, 7 weeks
Part time evening, Weekend
Qualification awarded by the course provider
Duration: 1 year
Course Provider Diploma/Certificate/Award
Duration: 1 year
Other regulated/accredited qualification
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