Course Detail

Further course information

This course will allow you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Bricklaying.

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Entry Requirements

You will need to have achieved a Level 1 Bricklaying qualification or equivalent.

On receipt of your application to study this course, you will be invited to attend an admissions interview with a member of the teaching team to discuss the course and its requirements further.

Course Content

During this course you will cover the following units;

• Health, safety and welfare in construction
• Principles of construction, quantities and communicating with others
• Producing thin joint masonry and masonry cladding
• Building solid walling, isolated and attached piers
• Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures
• Construct cavity walling forming masonry structures

Alongside your main programme of study you will also study either GCSE or Functional Skills in English and Maths if you have not achieved a GCSE grade 4 or above. If you have achieved a grade 4 or above in GCSE English and Maths, you will engage in extending these skills through a Directed Study Programme.


Assessment will be through a combination of practical evidence, course work and online exam.

GCSE and Functional Skills qualifications are assessed through external examination and portfolio work.


Fees: £1286.50
Fees Advanced Learning Loan: £0.00


On successful achievement of this course you may wish to:

• Apply to study a Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying
• Apply for an Apprenticeship in the construction industry
• Go straight into working in the construction industry in a variety of roles

Additional Information

Additional help and support is available should you require it and you can discuss this further at your admissions interview.

Duration and Times

Next course available: September 4th, 2024
Days of week: TBA
Number of Weeks: 35

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