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Brickwork Level 1 Diploma at Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College

Course description

This course is for candidates who work or want to work as a Bricklayer in the construction sector.

It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Bricklaying.

Covering the following skills:

  • Carrying out Blocklaying activities

  • Carrying out Bricklaying activities

  • Carrying out Cavity Walling activities

  • Contribute to Setting Out and Building of Masonry
    Structures up to Damp Proof Course

If you are16 to 19 years old on a full-time course will be offered balanced, high quality study programmes to open up your options and give you the best chance of progression into further training opportunities or lasting employment. We will also endeavour create opportunities for students to take part in work experience.

A study programme consists of a substantial core programme of study (bricklaying), combined with maths, English and any additional learning or work experience.

Students who haven’t yet achieved GCSE Grade ‘C’ in English and maths at 16 will be required to continue to studying these subjects, by taking Functional Skills.

For the non-qualification hours, students are also required to undertake an employability programme and/or where appropriate work experience, which is relevant to their course of study.

Entry requirements

There is no formal entry requirement, however you must attend an interview and complete a College assessment.


Your course will be assessed by observation of your practical work by a qualified Assessor/Trainer.

Future opportunities

Provided you fulfil all of the course requirements you may be able to progress to a Bricklaying Level 2 Diploma and/or employment

Further information

The practical sessions will be based inside a dedicated Bricklaying workshop and theory sessions will be based inside a classroom/workshop/home study environment.

This course is 16 hours per week.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College directly.

Last updated date: 06 January 2017