This unit-based course will prepare you to become a recognised bricklayer. You will also learn a range of related construction skills and have the chance to design and manage your own building from start to finish.
- Working practices in construction
- Quantities and communicating with others
- Complex setting out
- Constructing structural and decorative brickwork
- Repairing and maintaining masonry structures
- Health and safety
- Work experience and employability skills
- English and Maths, as required.
Application is through our online application form, by calling 0800 731 82 81 or by the Common Application Process (CAP).
One year full-time, normally in college three days a week.
Higher study options at the college are available in this area to further improve your knowledge, skills and employability.
Work as a bricklayer, with the potential to move into construction management in roles including project manager, structural engineer and development consultant, or even launch your own company.
A relevant BTEC Level 2 / First Diploma or equivalent 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.