This practical course provides you with the knowledge and skills needed to become a recognised bricklayer. There is currently a demand for bricklayers and this Diploma will set you up perfectly to go straight into the trade. Students are also given the opportunity to showcase their skills by representing the College in the World Skills Competitions.
- Storing materials and equipment
- Working platforms
- Brick and block work walling
- Setting out basic buildings
- Construct walling detail
- Signalling for the movement of loads
- Health and safety
- Work experience and employability skills
- English and Maths, as required.
One year full-time, normally in College three days a week.
Students have a range of further study options, including the Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying or one of our plastering courses.
Work as a qualified bricklayer, with the potential to develop your career across the wider construction industry in roles such as site foreman, building supervisor, building control officer, construction plant operator and many more.
A relevant Level 1 qualification and one satisfactory reference is needed.
CSkills Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying
Callum has always been interested in construction and had this course recommended to him by people he knows. He studied the level one and level two course and moved onto the level three because he wanted to build complex structures and get industry experience.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: The facilities are excellent and the new equipment and latest technology is great to practice with, so I know what to expect in the workplace. The staff also take us on lots of different trips that are linked with the units I am studying.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: I have had the opportunity to work on a number of different construction sites arranged by my tutors, including the DIY SOS show. I was able to put into practice what I was taught in the workshops and use it in the real world.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: I want to get work with a local construction company and would eventually like to set up my own business in the future.