The Course

This qualification will enable you to further develop your skills and knowledge, assessed against industry-relevant standards, so that you can work as a bricklayer. 

It will also prepare you to progress on to higher level su pervisory or management qualifications should you wish. 

  • What You Study

    • Health, safety and welfare
    • Technical information, quantities and communication
    • The construction industry and built environment
    • Construct chimneys and fireplace structures
    • Construct complex masonry structures
    • Construct decorative features
    • Maths and/or English (if not achieved at grade 4).
  • Entry Requirements

    Students must have successfully completed the Level 2 Bricklaying qualification before commencing this course.

  • Duration

    One year full-time, normally in college three days a week.

  • Progression

    On completion of this qualification, you will have obtained the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress on to a higher level supervisory or management qualifications, e.g. Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision, or progress into employment in your chosen trade.

  • Careers

    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.

  • 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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