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Level 1 Certificate or Extended Certificate in Construction Skills (Brick)

This qualification gives learners an introduction into the construction industry and, in particular, the bricklaying trade. During the course learners will build their practical skills as well as complete theory work.

Course content

  • Constructing housing joints
  • Constructing half brick walls
  • Constructing half brick return corners
  • Constructing one brick wall
  • Introduction to the construction industry
  • Introduction to health & safety

 Method of Assessment

  • Practical assessments
  • Assignments

What can I progress on to?

After completing the course, learners can progress onto a Level 2 Bricklaying Study Programme or onto a Level 2 Bricklaying Apprenticeship.

A qualified bricklayer can earn between £23,000- £28,500 a year.

To become a bricklayer, you will need to have:

  • Good practical skills
  • The ability to read plans
  • The ability to work in a well

An awareness of safety issues, organised and accurate way especially when working at heights and carrying loads

Course Application

Case Study

“I love the course and knew this was what I wanted to do when I left high school”.

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Kate Miller

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