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Certificate in Bricklaying Level 1

Bricklaying is a programme that will provide you with the underpinning skills and knowledge to progress through the levels of brick and block laying whilst exploring theoretically and practically the following topics at an appropriate level to begin. This programme will also offer you support, preparing you for the construction industry.     

During the course, you will study: Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication, Contribution to Setting Out and Building of Masonry Structures up to Damp Proof Course, Carrying out Block-laying Activities, Carrying out Bricklaying Activities, Carrying out Cavity Wall Activities, Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction.

You will need GCSEs in Mathematics and English (preferably a minimum Grade 2 or equivalent). You will also be required to attend a Welcome Day event (which includes an interview) and provide a reference (from an employer or recent school/college report).

Assessment is a combination of practical tasks and both paper based assessments. 


Successful completion of the Level 1 Certificate could lead onto the Level 2 Diploma in Brickwork. Potential careers include professional bricklayer, working within the construction industry and working as a bricklayer.

Fees listed are for those aged 19 years and over only. Fees are subject to change, concessions may apply. Please note that where stated, fees are for the first year of a course only. Please contact us for information and advice.

Key Facts

Level:Level 1


Duration:1 Year

Location:Lincoln Campus

Course Code:SPL0162AA1

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