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Introduction to the course

You will be introduced to the essential technical knowledge and practical skills to carry out basic brickwork tasks. You will gain the experience and skills required by employers in the construction industry.  

On the Diploma course, along with developing your practical skills you will learn a variety of subjects including:

  • Brickwork

  • Blockwork

  • Brick bonds

  • How to read building drawings

  • Technical drawing

  • Foundations

  • Calculating materials

  • Estimating

  • Communications in construction

What do I need?

This course is for someone who wants to become a trained bricklayer, working either on a construction site or self-employed.

There are no formal entry requirements. For a place on the course you will need to attend an interview, pass a short online assessment and have a good attendance and punctuality record.

How is the course taught?

This is a very practical course so you will be carrying out brickwork tasks in the workshop. Classroom activities will be interactive to support your skills development in the brick workshop.

How will I be assessed?

Your assessments are carried out in the workshop and in classroom environments. You will need to demonstrate your skills development in brickwork.

What does it lead to?

You can progress onto a Bricklaying Level 2 apprenticeship.

What jobs could this lead to?

Bricklayer

Employer's Benefit

Employers will benefit from Learners gaining a broad range of skills relating to the Construction and Brickwork Industry.


Course Details

Location Start Date - End Date - Study Mode
Tottenham Centre 3 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019 - Daytime

Course Code: DP1MBRK1 / 18DA11A

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
This course is FREE if you fulfil the entry requirements, complete an Eligibility Residency Assessment, and if working, provide a copy of your latest payslip.

Information on how to apply
Apply here
Enfield Centre 3 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019 - Daytime

Course Code: DP1MBRK1 / 18DA11Z

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
This course is FREE if you fulfil the entry requirements, complete an Eligibility Residency Assessment, and if working, provide a copy of your latest payslip.

Information on how to apply
Apply here
Tottenham Centre 17 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019 - Evening

Course Code: DP1MBRK1 / 18EA11B

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
This course is FREE if you fulfil the entry requirements, complete an Eligibility Residency Assessment, and if working, provide a copy of your latest payslip.

Information on how to apply
Apply here

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Testimonial

Charlotte

I really enjoy my course. For the future I want to move to the next level for bricklaying. I also want to get into the plumbing and electrical side of things.

Charlotte Farkas Bricklaying Diploma Level 2

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