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Bricklaying Diploma Level 1

Level 1 - Introductory

Bricklaying Diploma Level 1

This is a hands-on and theoretical course where you will learn the basic skills to prepare you for a career as a bricklayer in the construction industry. It’s designed for learners who have a desire and ambition to become a tradesperson in the construction industry.

This course covers the basis of bricklaying including the use of different materials, the use of specialist tools to spread and joint mortar and cutting bricks or blocks to size. Brickwork demands a considerable amount of pre-planning, calculation and precision analysis of building plans.

The course is designed to help you progress your training within a practical environment and includes theory assignments with two online exams.  You will be fully supported by our expert tutors, who will expect you to be self-motivated and keen to achieve

The training will allow you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for a career in Bricklaying.

With this course you’ll be taking an important step forward in the first stage of your career as a bricklayer and gaining the skills, knowledge and behaviours construction companies are keen to employ.



Erdington Skills Centre



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* Courses are free for 16-18s. Students aged 19 or over could be charged fees and is subject to a fee assessment. Learners on benefits in the majority of cases courses are also free. Fee assessments are completed at enrolment.

Course Length: 35 Weeks

You will need a minimum GCSE grade 3 in maths & English. An essential requirement for this course is a willingness to work hard and the enthusiasm to learn and develop new skills.

The course consists of coursework and feedback on practical training tasks.  You will also complete multiple choice tests and there will be an external online multiple choice exam at the end of the course.

Successful completion of this qualification will lead to the level 2 diploma and will enhance your career prospects in the construction industry.

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