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Bricklaying Level 1 Diploma at College of North West London (FE)

Course description

This bricklaying course is for you if you want to learn the basic skills required in this specialist trade, to enable you in the future to seek a job in the industry. At this level you do not need experience, just enthusiasm and the commitment to learn and undertake a range of small projects. This course will help you to develop the skills employers in industry are looking for, such as technical and practical skills, problem solving, team working and communication. Our experienced industry professionals will guide and help you in our fully equipped workshops. To enter the job market in the construction industry you will require at least a Level 2 qualification.

Course content

You will carry out a series of workshop tasks where you will learn to use a range of tools, including levels and string lines, foundations, cavity walls, and a range of different types of walls such as garden walls and structural walls.

Entry requirements

You will need English and Maths skills at Entry 3. If you do not have evidence of your English and Maths levels you will be given an online English and Maths assessment after you submit your application. You may also be asked to complete a piece of free writing or a vocational assessment. If you meet the entry requirements you will then be offered an interview with a tutor to discuss the course.


You will be assessed by a series of online exams and practical trade tests.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact College of North West London (FE) directly.

Last updated date: 04 March 2016
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