Diploma in Bricklaying
One / two years – Full time
Five GCSEs at grade 9-3 including English and maths, or a full Level 1 qualification with a ‘stepping stone’ English and Maths qualification.
This course will teach you the foundation of bricklaying and help you to gain the skills and knowledge needed to successfully work on-site.
You will learn through a combination of practical lessons in our fully-equipped workshops, and classroom sessions to reinforce the hands-on techniques you will develop.
You will also benefit from excellent English and maths lessons to ensure you have all the entry requirements needed to progress to a Level 3 course.
The skills you will learn include:
- Understanding working drawings
- Basic brickwork and wall construction
- Masonry cladding and joining work
- Cavity wall structures
Where available, we will always get you involved in live or community projects to give you real-life work experience.
If you do well on the course, you can progress to a Level 3 course within the Construction department or on to an Apprenticeship.