The Course

This qualification has been designed to give you an introduction into bricklaying. You will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so that you can begin a career as a bricklayer in the construction industry or progress to further training. 

It offers you the opportunity to build transferable skills within our dedicated construction workshop, meaning you do not need to be employed to study this qualification.  

  • What You Study

    • Working and communicating effectively in construction trades
    • Prepare to carry out bricklaying
    • Bricklaying skills
    • Clear and store bricklaying tools and equipment
    • Maths and / or English (if not achieved at grade 4).
  • Entry Requirements

    No formal entry requirements. One satisfactory reference is also needed.

  • Progression

    Higher levels of study are available at the college, such as Level 2 and Level 3 Bricklaying.

  • Careers

    Work as a qualified bricklayer on a range of different building developments, for established companies or on a self-employed basis, as well as specialist work such as restoration and conservation.

  • Equipment required

    For your course, you will need:

    • Warm clothing and hard-wearing trousers for outdoor/ workshop practicals.
    • Hard hat
    • Steel toe capped boots
    • OPTIONAL - Hi-Vis bib
  • How To Apply

    Application is through our online application form or by the Common Application Process (CAP).

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