The course is for students who wish to work in the construction industry and progress onto level 2 or an apprenticeship.
This course is designed for 16-18 year old and adult learners, the course will include a substantial amount of careers related learning designed to support progression to the suitable next step, this could include educational trips, employability skills and employer encounters such as guest speakers. For 16-18 year old learners this will be delivered as a study programme which includes math and English where applicable and work experience.
The course can lead onto Bricklaying Level 2 or a Bricklaying Apprenticeship.
3 GCSEs at grade D-G/3-1 PLUS grade 2/F or higher in maths or English. Enthusiasm for the subject/area, commitment to study (attendance, punctuality & behaviour) and enjoy working outside. Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.
You will study the following
• Principles of building construction, information and communication
• Contribute to setting out and building of masonry structures up to damp proof
• Carrying out block laying activities
• Health, safety and welfare in construction
All students aged 16 -19 are required to study Functional Skills English and maths qualifications or GCSE mathematics and English if not already awarded a grade C/4 or higher in these subjects. If you have a grade D/3 at GCSE you will study maths and/or English GCSE. Students with a grade lower than D/3 will work towards GCSE through the study of maths and English Functional Skills. Students aged 19+ are strongly encouraged to take relevant maths and English qualifications to support progression into further or higher education, training or employment. All LMC students will receive tutorial support.
This course is continuously assessed using a range of methods including projects, exams/online tests and practical performances.
On completion of the course you will receive City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying.
I teach a subject that I am passionate about and transfer my knowledge and skills to our students. I also work with an amazing team, every day is different and a unique challenge - the job is never boring!
I really enjoy passing on my joinery experiences and skills to the students, as well watching them develop into good citizens.
Studying on the business course at LMC will open up numerous doors for your future, so if you can see business as a key part of your future and are prepared to seize every opportunity, our course will be the most amazing thing you ever sign up for.
LMC is a great community asset and I think the local district are lucky to have such a modern, flexible and engaging place of education.
Come and join us here as LMC! You’ll gain new skills, use industry standard equipment, be taught by a dedicated team of specialists who are passionate about educating you to a higher skills level, so that you can gain an Apprenticeship or full time employment.
I enjoy helping young people achieve their GCSE English, a key qualification which will open doors for them in the future.