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Brickwork Level 2

By Malcolm Thorpe

Routledge – 2010 – 488 pages

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    978-1-85617-765-8
    April 12th 2010

Description

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 2 has been adapted from John Hodge’s classic Brickwork for Apprentices - the established textbook on brickwork for generations of bricklayers. Now in full colour, this new book has been tailored to match Level 2 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 2 matches the latest industry-based requirements and technical developments in the field, including recent changes to the Building Regulations. This text will remain 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.

Contents

Preface

Chapter 1 The Construction Industry

Chapter 2 Health and Safety in the Construction Industry

Chapter 3 Communication

Chapter 4 Construction Technology

Chapter 5 Moving and Handling Resources

Chapter 6 Solid Walls

Chapter 7 Cavity Walls

Chapter 8 Cladding

Chapter 9 Thin Joint Masonry

Chapter 10 Bridging Openings

Chapter 11 Domestic Drainage

Chapter 12 Placing and Finishing Concrete

Chapter 13 Jointing and Pointing

Chapter 14 Answers to Multiple-Choice Questions

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