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Brickwork Level 1 Diploma
Study Mode
Full Time 
Practical Assessment and Exams 
Construction & Building Services 
Course Code:
Entry Requirements
4 GCSEs at A*- E or acceptable alternatives including English Language.

Brickwork Level 1 Diploma

The Diploma in Bricklaying is designed to prepare people to enter the construction industry as bricklayers. The course will give you a thorough grounding in the practical aspects of bricklaying. Students must start at level 1 to gain the necessary skills before progressing to level 2.

About the Course

Key Units

You will study general units in carrying out safe working practices in construction, information, quantities and communicating with others, building methods and construction technology. 

You will also cover brickwork specific units in carrying out: 
  • basic block laying skills
  • carrying out basic bricklaying skills
  • carrying out basic cavity walling
  • contributing to setting out and building basic masonry structures up to damp course level
  • Health and Safety 

Functional Skills lessons also form an important part of your course. They include Maths and English. You will attend lessons to help improve your skills in these areas. There will be a formal assessment when you are ready.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at A*- E or acceptable alternatives including English Language.



Where does this Lead

Progression on to a Level 2 Brickwork course or an Apprenticeship.

Tell Me More

Personal Study Time:
Students are expected to work independently on project work away from the college.

Will this course suit me?
This course is designed for people wishing to take up a career within the building industry as a bricklayer. You will need to bring your own overalls and safety boots for workshop sessions. All other safety equipment will be provided.

Extra Costs

For this course you will be required to buy PPE college work wear