As part of their everyday work bricklayers must be able to interpret technical documents, understand the properties of various mortars/building materials, and understand the basics of health and safety on site.
Brickwork Level 1 is in full colour, and has been tailored to match Level 1 of both the Construction Alliance Awards Diplomas in Bricklaying and the Trowel Occupations NVQs.
Written by Malcolm Thorpe, who acted as a CITB adviser and was involved in the draughting of the Intermediate Construction Award syllabus (bricklaying route), Brickwork Level 1 matches the latest industry-based requirements and technical developments in the field, including recent changes to the Building Regulations. This text is an essential reference for qualified bricklayers and other professionals working in the construction industry, as well as NVQ students wishing to embark on a career in bricklaying.
Chapter 1 The Construction Industry
Chapter 2 Health and Safety in the Construction Industry
Chapter 3 Communication
Chapter 4 Construction Technology
Chapter 5 Tools
Chapter 6 Preparing and Mixing Concrete and Mortar
Chapter 7 Setting Out Basic Masonry Structures
Chapter 8 Laying Bricks to Line
Chapter 9 Laying Blockwork
Chapter 10 Cavity Walling
Chapter 11 Jointing and Pointing
Chapter 12 Answers to Multiple-Choice Questions