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Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying

You will attend the college 1day per week over a 2 year period. This course provides the skills and underpinning knowledge you will need to become recognised as a bricklayer.

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying
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Full-Time 03/09/2018
20+ £0.00 Apply Now

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Course Overview

Bricklayers build and repair walls, chimney stacks, tunnel linings and decorative stonework. They may also refurbish brickwork and masonry on restoration projects. You will gain practical experience in our fully equipped professional workshops. As well as bricklaying, you will learn about complex arches, circular work and openings, various types of detailed walling and complex setting out of buildings. There is an attendance commitment requirement of 15 hours per week.



Principles of organising, planning and pricing construction work

Repair and maintain masonry structures

Constructing radial and battered brickwork

Carrying out decorative and reinforced brickwork

Constructing fireplaces and chimneys

Health, safety and welfare in construction


Entry Requirements
4 GCSEs at grade A-C (preferably including English and Maths) or a relevant BTEC Level 2/First Diploma or equivalent (Level 2 Diploma in bricklaying or NVQ 2 apprenticeship in trowel occupations).
Life Experience will also be taken into account when considering applications from mature students.
Where will it take me?
Completion of this course will make you a fully trained Bricklayer and can lead to higher level qualifications such as HNC/D in Construction. With experience, you could become a construction site supervisor, or move into related areas like estimating or apprentice training.
How will it make me more employable?

You will be fully trained and have the skills which will make you more desirable as an employee.


You will ‘Get the Edge’ by:

  • Gaining a vocational qualification demonstrating your technical competence
  • Gaining a Personal Development qualification demonstrating your employability skills (communication, teamwork, critical thinking)
  • Gaining hands on experience through Placements and Industry Projects
  • Getting involved in activities such as the SERC Volunteer Programme and SERC Student Companies
This course will help you succeed in a highly competitive job market by developing the skills and knowledge which employers need you to have.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Assessment with be through practical, theory and online tests.
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