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.

Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 10431
Campus: Newtownards
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Bricklaying
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 7 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

You want to become a recognised bricklayer.

All the aspects of bricklaying as well as profiled blockwork, complex arches, circular work and openings, detailed walling and complex setting out of buildings.

The hands-on experience you gain with this course as you will be working on site for 4 days per week, with one day per week spent in the College.

Successful completion of this course will mean you will be a fully trained Bricklayer.

4 GCSEs at Grade A-C (preferably including English and Maths) or a relevant Level 2 / First Diploma or equivalent (Level 2 Diploma in bricklaying or NVQ 2 apprenticeship in trowel occupations)

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