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Bricklaying Level 1 at North Notts College (NNC)

Course description

About this Course

This course is designed to provide you with a basic knowledge and understanding of bricklaying and allow you to develop a range of related skills.

Course content

What will I study?

  • Understanding site procedures in construction
  • Construction of half brick and solid walling
  • Setting out regular buildings
  • Construction of cavity walls up to roof-line
  • You will learn basic trowel skills and basic brick bonding
  • If you have not achieved at Level 2 in both English and maths you will also study Functional skills or GCSE qualifications in English and maths within your course

Entry requirements

What are the entry requirements?

  • There are no formal entry requirements though you need to have a genuine interest in the area and a practical aptitude for the subject
  • You will need to undertake initial diagnostic tests and interview before starting the course


How will I be assessed?

Your course assessments may include:

  • Regular assessment by a range of tutor assessed practical assignments
  • Online knowledge tests

Financial information

Tuition Fees

  • 16-18 year olds do not need to pay course fees
  • Depending on your circumstances you may not need to pay fees

Contact the Enquiries Team on on 01909 504500 for advice and guidance

Future opportunities

What can I progress to?


  • Brick Level 2
  • Intermediate Apprenticeship


  • Bricklayer
  • Construction Worker
  • Apprentice

Further information

Why study here?

  • You will work in industry-standard facilities at our Construction Centre on main site
  • You will be taught by industry professionals
  • You will develop other skills such as employability and teamwork
  • You will be provided with work placements wherever possible
  • You’ll participate in industry competitions such as Skill Build, World Skills and Inter-college challenge
  • You will personally meet key employers in the trade, undertake visits to a range of companies to boost your learning
  • Carry out meaningful voluntary work that will help with your CV within the local area

Additional Information
You will require to be equipped with PPE clothing including work trousers and safety shoes or boots.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 22 November 2017
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    • Student Services
    • Contact telephone number:
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