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.
- 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
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