About the course:

This course provides you with a hands-on approach to learning the theory and practice of bricklaying. You will gain the confidence to move onto an intermediate level course and learn how to set up you own work area, work safely in a working environment and use the tools and materials to build basic brick walls.

What you will study:

  • House and wall Construction
  • Brick bonds
  • Construction materials
  • Bricklaying
  • Tools, their care and uses
  • Building regulations
  • Health and safety
  • English and maths 
  • Construction principles


  • A range of practical workshop tasks
  • A short written test at the end of each unit
  • External test from the City & Guilds throughout the year

Entry requirements:

  • Interview with assessment in English, maths and technical skills.

Moving forward:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Brickwork

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