Bricklaying

Trowel Occupations

Location

Mainland UK

Accreditation

NVQ

Duration

TBC

Valid for

Lifetime award

About this course

The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment; this means you need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work as a bricklayer or blocklayer within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

This qualification supports the Learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge. Although part of an apprenticeship, this qualification is available outside of an apprenticeship where either the learner’s circumstances prevent them undertaking a full apprenticeship or where their prior skills and knowledge mean they do not require all components of the apprenticeship. In addition, industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

The Rule of Combination (RoC) below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification.

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 150 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 8 mandatory units plus 1 unit from the optional unit group.

Mandatory Units

  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace.

    A/503/1170

    Comply with all workplace health, safety and welfare legislation requirements., Recognise hazards associated with the workplace that have not been previously controlled and report them in accordance with organisational procedures., Comply with organisational policies and procedures to contribute to health, safety and welfare., Work responsibly to contribute to workplace health, safety and welfare whilst carrying out work in the relevant occupational area., Comply with and support all organisational security arrangements and approved procedures.

  • Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace

    A/503/2772

    Identify work activities, assess required resources and plan the sequence of work., Obtain clarification and advice where the resources required are not available., Evaluate the work activities and the requirements of any significant external factors against the project requirements., Identify work activities which influence each other and make the best use of theresources available., Identify changed circumstances that require alterations to the work programme and justify them to decision makers.

  • Erecting Masonry Structures in the Workplace

    A/503/9463

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when erecting masonry structures., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when erecting masonry structures., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when erecting masonry structures., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to erect masonry structures., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when erecting masonry structures., Complete the work within the allocated time when erecting masonry structures., Comply with the given contract information to erect masonry structures to the required specification.

  • Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace

    M/503/2915

    Develop, maintain and encourage working relationships to promote good will and trust., Inform relevant people about work activities in an appropriate level of detail, with the appropriate level of urgency., Offer advice and help to relevant people about work activities and encourage questions/requests for clarification and comments., Clarify proposals with relevant people and discuss alternative suggestions., Resolve differences of opinion in ways that minimise offence and maintain goodwill, trust and respect.

  • Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace

    R/503/2924

    Assess available project data accurately to determine the occupational method of work., Obtain additional information from alternative sources in cases where the available project data is insufficient., Identify work methods that will make best use of resources and meet project, statutory and contractual requirements., Confirm and communicate the selected work method to relevant personnel.

  • Setting Out Masonry Structures in the Workplace

    Y/503/9471

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when setting out masonry structures., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when setting out masonry structures., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when setting out masonry structures., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to set out masonry structures., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when setting out masonry structures., Complete the work within the allocated time when setting out masonry structures., Comply with the given contract information to set out masonry structures to the required specification.

  • Setting Out Complex Masonry Structures in the Workplace

    F/503/9545

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when setting out complex masonry structures., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when setting out complex masonry structures., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when setting out complex masonry structures., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to set out complex masonry structures., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when setting out complex masonry structures., Complete the work within the allocated time when setting out complex masonry structures., Comply with the given contract information to set out complex masonry structures to the required specification.

  • Erecting Complex Masonry Structures in the Workplace

    Y/503/9549

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when erecting complex masonry structures., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when erecting complex masonry structures., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when erecting complex masonry structures., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to erect complex masonry structures., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when erecting complex masonry structures., Complete the work within the allocated time when erecting complex masonry structures., Comply with the given contract information to erect complex masonry structures to the required specification.

Optional Units

  • Examine staff turnover issues and recruit staff in a cleaning environment

    R/601/4871

    understand how to examine staff turnover in a cleaning environment, understand the recruitment and selection process in a cleaning environment, be able to examine staff turnover in a cleaning environment, be able to follow the recruitment and selection process in a cleaning environment

  • Erecting Thin Joint Masonry Structures in the Workplace

    H/503/9490

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when erecting thin joint masonry structures., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when erecting thin joint masonry structures., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when erecting thin joint masonry structures., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to erect thin joint masonry structures., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when erecting thin joint masonry structures., Complete the work within the allocated time when erecting thin joint masonry structures., Comply with the given contract information to erect thin joint masonry structures to the required specification.

  • Maintaining Slate and Tile Roofing in the Workplace

    K/503/9538

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when maintaining slate and tile roofing., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when maintaining slate and tile roofing., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when maintaining slate and tile roofing., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to maintain slate and tile roofing., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when maintaining slate and tile roofing., Complete the work within the allocated time when maintaining slate and tile roofing., Comply with the given contract information to maintain slate and tile roofing to the required specification.

  • Repairing and Maintaining Masonry Structures in the Workplace

    L/503/9550

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when repairing and maintaining masonry structures., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when repairing and maintaining masonry structures., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when repairing and maintaining masonry structures., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to repair and maintain masonry structures., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when repairing and maintaining masonry structures., Complete the work within the allocated time when repairing and maintaining masonry structures., Comply with the given contract information to repair and maintain masonry structures to the required specification.

  • Placing and Finishing Non-specialist Concrete in the Workplace

    R/504/6774

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when placing and finishing non-specialist concrete., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when placing and finishing non-specialist concrete., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when placing and finishing non-specialist concrete., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to place and finish non-specialist concrete., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when placing and finishing non-specialist concrete., Complete the work within the allocated time when placing and finishing non-specialist concrete., Comply with the given contract information to place and finish non-specialist concrete to the required specification.

  • Erecting Masonry Cladding in the Workplace

    T/503/9476

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when erecting masonry cladding., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when erecting masonry cladding., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when erecting masonry cladding., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to erect masonry cladding., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when erecting masonry cladding., Complete the work within the allocated time when erecting masonry cladding., Comply with the given contract information to erect masonry cladding to the required specification.

  • Installing Drainage in the Workplace

    Y/504/6775

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when installing drainage., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when installing drainage., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when installing drainage., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to install drainage., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when installing drainage., Complete the work within the allocated time when installing drainage., Comply with the given contract information to install drainage to the required specification.

  • Producing Internal Solid Plastering Finishes in the Workplace

    F/616/3759

    The aim of this unit is to illustrate the skills, knowledge and understanding required to confirm competence in producing internal solid plastering finishes in the workplace within the relevant sector of industry.

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