Bricklaying Level 1

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 11721
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time


If you are looking to work in the bricklaying or masonry industry, this course will provide you with the foundations for a successful career in brickwork.


This course is a mix of practical and theory lessons. Practical classes take place in our bespoke workshops where you will get hands- on to learn the skills you require to work in the Bricklaying industry. In the classroom, theory will support your practical learning.

Throughout the course, you will also begin to gain an understanding into the health, safety and welfare aspects in the construction and associated industries. This is an important element of the course and all students must complete this. Theory lessons will also look at different techniques you learn in the workshops and how to develop these.

Workshop lessons with our skilled lecturers will support you in learning the basics of the bricklaying trade. This will include learning how to complete basic block laying and brick laying. You will learn about the different materials involved including, different types of bricks and blocks, how to make mortar and use wall ties. You will learn how to use the important tools of the trade and equipment.

All of our bricklaying courses involve working with employers and visiting, where possible, building sites. You will have the opportunity to compete in the regional Skill Build competition. If you are interested in this course, then you need to be happy to get your hands dirty, have a strong work ethic and work in all weathers.

How will it be delivered?

Assessment on this course take place via practical sessions where you will be expected to complete set tasks under exam conditions. It also involves online tests that involve multiple choice questions.

Entry requirements

A minimum of GCSE English and maths grade 1 or above.

Your next steps...

You can undertake an apprenticeship in brickwork on completion of this course.