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Trowel Occupations – Brickwork Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3

Cornwall College Business Camborne LEVEL: 3 Construction

By the end of this Level 3 apprenticeship, you will know how to carry out structural and decorative brickwork, repair and maintain masonry structures and erect complex masonry structures.

Usually you spend one day per week at college learning new technical skills and theory, however there will also be periods of week-long block training at college when you will participate in larger construction projects such as building chimneys, working with obtuse angles and creating arches.

If you choose the apprenticeship route you will be able to work, earn and learn from the start. Gaining invaluable real world experience, while gaining theoretical and advanced skills usually by attending college one day per week. If you are not ready to start working straight away, you may want to spend a year on a full-time Level 1 qualification first to build your confidence and skills, while finding an employer prepared to take you on for an apprenticeship.




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Ideal if:

You would like to pursue a career in brickwork and earn while you learn.

Entry Requirements:

GCSEs in English and maths at grade 4 or above and a relevant Level 2 qualification.

What You Will Learn:

You will have developed good communication skills and learnt how to plan projects and produce quotes for clients.

Key topics covered in this advanced programme include:

• Analysing technical information, quantities and communication with others
• Construction of complex masonry structures
• Construction of decorative features
• Health, safety and welfare in construction
• Repair and maintenance of masonry structures


To spend one day per week at college and the rest of the week with your employer, gaining practical experience.

You’ll love:

Working with companies like Kier, Ocean Housing, Midas and Redrow Homes for work experience.


University study such as our HNC Construction & the Built Environment, employment in the industry at a supervisory level or work towards becoming a site supervisor with more experience.

Work with companies like Kier, Ocean Housing, Midas and Redrow Homes for work experience."




Trowel Occupations - Brickwork Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3

Start Date

September 2020




1 year

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