Course at a glance

Subject Area:

Bricklayer

Attendance:

Study Programme

Qualification:

Level 1 Certificate/Diploma
Level 2 Diploma
Level 3 Diploma

Course Start:

September

Course Length:

1 - 3 years

Location:

North Street Campus


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Course overview

This bricklaying course is ideal for those who want to pursue a career in bricklaying.

Bricklayers build and repair structures, walls, chimneys, walkways and foundations using various types of blocks and brick. Their work can range from a small brickwork project, a house extension to a major stadium project.

Our study programmes include a vocational course, English and maths, work experience and employability skills.

Students also have the opportunity to take part in sport and enrichment activities alongside their course.

You can easily transfer from a study programme onto a bricklaying apprenticeship course if you secure employment in the bricklaying industry.


Course content

On this bricklaying course you will study:

  • How to use bricklaying tools and equipment
  • How to set out basic building work
  • How to build simple brick/block walls
  • How to build solid walls
  • How to build cavity walls
  • How to build using modern construction methods e.g. timber frame cladding.

No matter what level you are currently working at, you will continue learning English and maths throughout your course. 


Entry requirements

This qualification requires 5 GCSEs, including English and Maths at grade 3, and 3 other subjects with an average grade 3.

If you’re interested in this course but don’t have these grades, please still get in touch as we can offer you support to achieve Maths and English qualifications.

To speak with an adviser, please call 0113 222 6002.


What can I do after this course?

After completing this course there are a number of options available; depending on your final grade you could move onto a bricklaying apprenticeship, a level 2 or level 3 certificate/diploma or seek employment in the bricklaying industry.

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