Bricklaying (SCQF) (6805)

Last Updated: 01 Jun 2015

Bricklaying is one of the traditional trades both in the UK and around the world - Sir Winston Churchill is known to have enjoyed laying bricks and building walls during his lifetime. Those studying bricklaying will learn a variety of skills to enable them to build, repair and maintain the country's housing stock.

Our qualifications are aimed at people wishing to learn some skills in bricklaying, to progress on to becoming skilled in their chosen trade, or to progress through an apprenticeship and work towards becoming a master craftsman.

We have produced sample tests to enable tutors and learners to experience the look and feel of e-volve prior to sitting the test, and also experience the type and style of question that will be asked in the test.

You can access the sample tests by clicking on the links below.

The sample tests cover the following units:

Available to deliver in the following:
  • Scotland

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SCQF 4

It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Bricklaying.

It covers the following skills:

  • Carrying out Blocklaying activities
  • Carrying out Bricklaying activities
  • Carrying out Cavity Walling activities

Contribute to Setting Out and Building of Masonry Structures up to Damp Proof Course

 

 

Diploma in Bricklaying at SCQF Level 4 (6805-13)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Diploma in Bricklaying at SCQF Level 4

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SCQF This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 41 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 410 - 410 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

SCQF 5

It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Bricklaying.

It covers the following skills:

·         Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures

·         Producing thin joint masonry and masonry cladding

·         Building solid walling, isolated and attached piers

·         Construct cavity walling forming masonry structures

Our Extended Diplomas are intended for use as part of apprenticeships for learners just starting out in construction trades, typically aged 16.  Centres are advised to use both the Level 4 and Level 5 handbooks, which contain all the units for the extended diplomas. 

 

Diploma in Bricklaying at SCQF Level 5 (6805-23)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Diploma in Bricklaying at SCQF Level 5

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SCQF This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 49 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 490 - 490 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Extended Diploma in Bricklaying at SCQF Level 5 (6805-50)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Extended Diploma in Bricklaying at SCQF Level 5

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SCQF This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 83 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 830 - 830 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

SCQF 6

It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Bricklaying.

It covers the following skills:

  • Repair and maintain masonry structures
  • Constructing radial and battered brickwork
  • Carrying out decorative and reinforced brickwork

Constructing fireplaces and chimneys

What Careers Can This Lead To?

 

A Level 6 qualification is an advanced level of craftsmanship, and can lead to a variety of careers in the construction industry, with a focus on bricklaying.

Diploma in Bricklaying at SCQF Level 6 (6805-33)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Diploma in Bricklaying at SCQF Level 6

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SCQF This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 57 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 570 - 570 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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