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Level 1

Bricklaying (Evenings)


1 year


Rush Green Campus


Sept 2023


Adult 19+



Gain the skills to become a trained bricklayer!

These skills will mean you can work on housing sites, city developments, domestic extensions like conservatories - and on new buildings, conversions and repairs.

As a bricklayer you might want the security of site work - but you could also start your own business.

Your journey starts here!

On the Level 1 course in Brickwork, you'll develop practical skills and learn about subjects including:

  • Brickwork, blockwork, brick bonds
  • How to read building drawings
  • Technical drawing
  • Foundations
  • Calculating materials
  • Estimating
  • Communications in construction
  • Ongoing practical assessments
  • Tests for each 'unit' subject
  • An end-of-year online exam

Your Level 1 Diploma will lead you into the Level 2 year.

Following on from Level 2, you can enter the trade, building evidence of work completed. This will help you in progressing towards a recognised Level 2 NVQ award.

Adult learners: Boost your core skills at the same time

English, maths and digital skills are important for work and life. Improve these core skills for FREE alongside your chosen course

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Where it can lead to
Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.