Bricklaying Intermediate Apprenticeship

MOA
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Level
arrowLevel 2
Type
hatApprentice
Duration
calendar2 Years
Location
pinLancaster & Morecambe College
Start date: 07/09/2020

An apprenticeship in a genuine job, with training, meaning apprentices learn and gain skills and professional competencies in their chosen career, whilst receiving a wage.

Apprenticeships are suitable for well-motivated people who are focussed and know which career path they want to follow. They offer high quality work-based training as an alternative to full time study.

This programme is aimed at people who are employed, or are seeking employment. You will need to be 16 years of age or over. Apprenticeships are available at level 2.

Who is this Course for?

An apprenticeship is a genuine job, with training. Apprentices will learn and gain professional competencies in their chosen career, whilst receiving a wage. Apprenticeships are suitable for well-motivated people who are focused and know which career they want to follow. All apprenticeships offer high quality work-based training as an alternative to full time education. From April 2020, the apprenticeship minimum wage is £4.15 per hour. For further information on salaries, visit gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates.

What progression and career opportunities will I gain?

• Bricklaying Diploma Level 1

• Bricklaying Diploma Level 2

• Plumbing Apprenticeship

• Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship

• Full Time Employment

What are the entry requirements for the course?

4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or higher including Maths or English OR a Level 1 related qualification PLUS grade D/3 or higher in Maths or English.

Relevant work experience will also be considered

Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

What does the Apprenticeship involve?

• Employment should be for a minimum of 30 hours per week, with training in both the workplace and at College

• Attendance at College on a regular basis, block or day release

• You will work towards a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) plus a Technical Certificate,

Functional Skills and Employment Rights and

Responsibilities

NVQ Level 2 in Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying), Technical Certificate (City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma – 6 units), Functional Skills at level 1 and 2 in English and maths, and personal learning and thinking skills.

• You will receive tuition to support the underpinning knowledge required for your NVQ

• You will also have the opportunity to work towards additional qualifications relevant to your employment

• You will receive regular monitoring and assessment in both the workplace and at College

• There are no formal examinations within the NVQ, your work is assessed on an on-going basis

The Technical Certificate is assessed by formal examination.

How will I be Assessed?

This course is continuously assessed in the workplace using a range of methods including portfolio building, on the job assessment, presentations and exams. At the end of your apprenticeship you will be also assessed by an End Point Assessment.

What qualification will I get?

On completion of this course you will receive NVQ Level 2 in Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying), Technical Certificate and a Functional Skills qualification.

What do I do Next?

• Complete an Apprenticeship Application Form and return to: The Admissions Officer, Lancaster & Morecambe College, Morecambe Road, Lancaster, LA1 2TY.
• If you are already employed then contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01524 521385

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