Community House Building - National Certificate

The purpose of the qualification is to provide learners` as well as providers of education and training with national standards that represent the competencies required to meet the challenges of participating effectively in the building construction industry as a multi-skilled practitioner.

The outcome of the learner will be Bricklayer, Plasterer and Tiler:

  • Apply screeds to a concrete floor. Apply tiles to plastered surfaces.
  • Build masonry superstructures using solid and hollow blocks.
  • Set out, excavate, cast concrete strip foundations, build foundation walling and cast concrete slabs.
  • Clad a roof trusses and erect roof trusses.
  • Erect roof glazing. Paint internal and external surfaces.

Course Content

  • Access and use information from texts
  • Apply basic knowledge of statistics and probability to influence the use of data and procedures in order to investigate like related problems
  • Demonstrate understanding of rational and irrational numbers and numbers systems
  • Describe the composition, role-players and the role of the construction industry in the South African economy
  • Measure, estimate and calculate physical quantities and explore, describe and represent geometrical relationships in 2 dimensions in different life or workplace contexts
  • Read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
  • Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes
  • Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal and community life
  • Work with a range of patterns and functions and solve problems
  • Write for defined context
  • Communicate verbally and non-verbally in the workplace
  • Apply health safety to work area
  • Render basic first aid
  • Set out and prepare construction work areas
  • Erect, use dismantle scaffolding

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Data sheet

Language Available
12 Months
Presentation Type
Face to Face
Programme Type
Category C
Contact Days
30 Days
Grade 12 Qualification. Maths Literacy NQF 3
Training Options
On the client’s site or on at the College site
Minimum Learners Required
Two (2) on Client Site or One (1) on the college site
Qualification ID
SAQA ID 24273
NQF Level
124 Credits


Community House Building

Community House Building - National Certificate

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