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Level: 3

Location: Hudson Building

Years: 1

Interview: Y

Course Summary

The Advanced Apprenticeship in Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying) covers:

  • assisting with the organisation of resources
  • contributing to the progress of operations
  • establishing the occupational area
  • building complex masonry details
  • producing complex templates for construction aids

Entry requirements

You should have completed an intermediate apprenticeship framework in Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying) at Level 2 within your trade area and achieved your Functional Skills in English and Maths.

Course Content

You will study:

  • City and Guilds Diploma in Trowel Occupations (L3)
  • NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (L3)

Plus Functional Skills Maths and English at Level 2.

Practical and theoretical tests will be delivered throughout the programme of study.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through observation of practical work and additional on-site assessments are required to complete the NVQ Level 3.  You may be required to undertake real trade projects on which you will also be assessed. 

Maths and English skills will be assessed through a controlled assessment or final exam.

You will be allocated an assessor who will visit you on site and discuss your progress with you and your employer.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You will need to supply your own safety footwear.  A small charge may be made for other Personal Protective Equipment required to complete the course.

What can I do after this course?

You can progress to professional construction qualifications as a full-time, part-time or apprentice learner or you can continue to advance your career within the industry.

 

This course is run at the Hudson Building

Hudson Building

About the Hudson Building»

Jordan Richards

Jordan Richards

Building a winning future

Jordan Richards built his confidence as well as his technical skills on a Derby College Construction course – and the quality of his work has now been recognised in a string of competitions. Having taken a full-time course at our Ilkeston campus, Jordan secured an apprenticeship with GF Tomlinson, returning to College to take his qualifications to the next level. His tremendous commitment to his work saw him win the Junior Regional Skill Build brickwork title, take runner-up place in the Guild of Bricklayers regional competition, and gain a commendation in the College’s 2014 Peak Awards. He also reached the national finals of the Young Builder of the Year Award, attending a ceremony at the House of Commons.
Jordan has participated in many competitions alongside his study at Derby College. He has achieved an outstanding amount of awards and commendations.
2014

Commended - National Finals for Young Builder of the Year Award, 16-24-year-old category
Commended – Construction Apprentice/Work-based Award at the Derby College Peak Awards
Winner – Regional Skillsbuild, Junior Bricklaying category Runner-up – Regional Guild of Master Bricklayers, Junior category

2015

Highly Commended Construction Learner of the Year Award at the Derby College Peak Awards
Highly Commended Apprentice of the Year Award at the Derby College Peak Awards

2016

Winner – Regional (NOTTS/LINCOLN) heats of the Guild of Master Bricklayers
Second - Regional Skillsbuild heats Gold medal – Regional (NOTTS/LINCOLN) final of the Guild of Master Bricklayers
Runner-up – CITB Apprentice of the Year Awards Second place – Regional Skillsbuild final

I am enjoying my placement with GF Tomlinson and I learnt a lot over the course of just a year.

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