Level 3
14 Months

This is a work-based learning qualification that enables you to work as a specialist bricklayer in the construction industry. As a specialist bricklayer you will produce and maintain complex masonry structures, such as chimney stacks, tunnel linings and decorative stonework. You will also learn how to work safely in a supervisory capacity as part of a team building and refurbishing homes or non-domestic properties.

Who is this suitable for?

The Level 3 Apprenticeship in Trowel Occupations is designed to enable those who are employed as Bricklaying or Craft Masonry apprentices to gain a formal, advanced qualification whilst gaining experience of the role within the workplace. This Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship will suit
individuals who are continuing a role as a Bricklayer or Craft Mason within a construction environment with a previous qualification offering a practical approach and a solid platform for anyone wishing to develop in this career path.

Course Contents

  • City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Trowel Occupations
  • C&G Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying
  • Employers rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills
  • English and Maths (where required)

What will apprentices learn?

This programme covers the following subject areas:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction.
  • Carrying out decorative and reinforced brickwork
  • Principles of organising, planning and pricing
    construction work
  • Constructing fireplaces and chimneys
  • Repair and maintain masonry structures
  • Constructing radial and battered brickwork

Geason Training’s flexible delivery and dedicated support

Once the learners are enrolled on the programme, they will be assigned a Skills Trainer together with support from a Student Engagement Coach and English and Maths tutor where required. Our apprenticeships are delivered using various proven learning methods:*

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Shadowing appropriate managers
  • Online learning e.g. webinars/blended learning via Smart Assessor
  • Teaching of theory – lectures/powerpoint presentations
  • Workplace observations and practical tuition
  • Skills Development Workshops (Monthly or Block Release to suit your requirements)
  • Technical Briefings e.g. new equipment or technologies
  • Project work, simulated exercises and roleplay
  • Career planning
  • Master Classes

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year established2005year established
number of clients588number of clients
apprentices on programmes1240apprentices on programmes
NVQ learners on programmes278NVQ learners on programmes
end-point-assessments completed355end-point-assessments completed

Any Questions?

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