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Introduction to Brickwork

Borders College

Venues

Tweedbank Campus

Content

This full time introductory course follows a programme that is designed to acquaint the entrant with the practical skills and technical knowledge required for various occupations within the Construction Sector.

As well as Brickwork, entrants will get an insight into Carpentry and Joinery, Painting and Decorating and Roofing.

The main part of the programme will concentrate on Brickwork and will include methods of brick and block walling and decorative brickwork. Students will also have the opportunity to improve their knowledge in related Numeracy, Communications, IT, Measurement, Drawing, Health and Safety, Construction Practices and Employment and Behavioural Skills. The course can also include 1 day per week for work experience, to reinforce knowledge and skills obtained during the session.

Entry Requirements

Subject to a satisfactory interview and two positive references.

Progression Routes

Certificate in Brickwork Level 1

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Construction and Engineering

SCQF Level

5

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

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