Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying


This bricklaying course is for you if you want to learn the basic skills required in this specialist trade to enable you to seek a job in the industry. At this level, you do not need experience, just enthusiasm and commitment to learn and undertake a range of small projects.

Where can I study?

What will I learn?

This course will help to develop the skills employers in industry are looking for such as technical and practical skills, problem solving, team working and communication.

Example modules
Safe Working Practices in Construction
Basic Bricklaying
Building Methods and Construction Technology
Basic Masonary Structures

How will I be assessed?

Progress and achievement is recorded throughout the year via practical assessments, theory assessments, external tests and a practical synoptic assignment.

Entry requirements

2 GCSEs including English and Maths, and being able to show a genuine interest in the Bricklaying industry. And/or hold an Entry Level 3 qualification.

Additional information

A course contribution fee of £50.00 will apply, this contributes towards an external trade-related trip, course textbook and course administration. You will have to supply your own safety boots and overalls.


Upon successful completion, you may proceed onto the Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying.

Career opportunities

You will be able to find full employment in the bricklaying industry.

Course Specification

Qualification type: Level 1
Mode of study: Classroom Based
Start date: September
Course code: FBRICL1DP
Duration (weeks): 36

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Fees for 2018/19 are yet to be confirmed. Please contact Admissions for further information 

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