Bricklaying

The role of the bricklayer is to accurately and consistently lay bricks, blocks and stone to architect specifications. They work inside and outside of properties building and repairing walls as well as specialist brickwork such as chimneys and fireplaces.

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Level 1 Diploma Bricklaying:

You will gain an understanding of the construction industry and have an opportunity to apply learning in a practical and realistic way. You will gain confidence by developing independent learning skills and will learn how craft activities are carried out safely and how they contribute to our built environment. You will quickly start to build walls and other structures on your own and in small teams.

Level 2 Diploma Bricklaying:

You will learn the processes associated with the role of the bricklayer including granite and stonework, brick and block laying, plastering, rendering and roofing, amongst other tasks. You will also learn to use the hand tools, power tools and other equipment associated with the trade to enable you to fulfil the role of a bricklayer. You will study units such as: principles of building construction information and communication, interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures, build solid and cavity walls to form craft masonry structures, internal and external finishes for craft masonry structures and install pitched roofing systems for small scale building projects. 

Level 3 Diploma Bricklaying:

Topics studied include: organising, planning and pricing construction work; repairing and maintaining masonry structures; constructing radial and battered brickwork; decorative and re-enforced brickwork; constructing fireplaces and chimneys. Where possible, students will be given experience of live building projects either through work experience or visits to sites. 

Where will it take me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to progress directly into employment or further study

Level 1 Diploma Bricklaying
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Level 2 Diploma Bricklaying
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Level 3 Diploma Bricklaying
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