Brickwork Level 1 (17/18)

Our qualifications are aimed at people wishing to learn some skills in bricklaying, to progress on to becoming skilled in their chosen trade, or to progress through an apprenticeship and work towards becoming a master craftsman. It allows candidates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Bricklaying. The course covers carrying out block laying, bricklaying and cavity walling activities. It also includes contributing to the setting out and building of masonry.

  • What will be studied

    Health and safety, setting out buildings, safe working practice, building methods and construction, basic brick and block laying skills, site communication methods. You will also study English and Maths alongside this course if required.

  • What are the entry requirements?

    There are no formal entry requirements, however a reasonable standard of literacy and numeracy, a suitable level of general education and an appropriate reference will be required.

  • Where does this course lead to?

    Brickwork Level 2, Apprenticeships.

  • What qualifications will be gained?

    Level 1 City & Guilds in Brickwork

  • How will this course be delivered?

    3 days week, the course will be practical and classroom based classes, with tutorial, English and maths classes and work placement (we will help with this but the student has to obtain own work placement)

  • How will I be assessed?

    Continuous assessment of practical and theory with end of unit multiple-choice examinations.

  • How to get a place?

    Apply online, an interview will follow.

  • Other Information:

    16 hours per week, Mon-Wed.

    Safety footwear is required, we will supply additional PPE

  • Exam Board:
    City & Guilds

    Progress to employment in the construction industry, gain an apprenticeship or progress to Level 2 brickwork


Start Date : Sept 2017 End Date : July 2018 Fee : N/A
Day : Monday Time : 16 hours per week, Mon-Wed. Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 Year
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Case Studies
Ryan Graves (Brickwork)
Ryan Graves started his journey with Kidderminster College studying a Level 1 Bricklaying course. During his time at the college he has studied health & safety, brickwork technology and site practice. Outside of studying, Ryan has furthered his career by working within construction, constructing houses,read more

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