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Bricklaying Diploma Level 1 at CDC

Course description

The Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying has been developed for delivery in a training environment and has been designed to:

Develop learners skills and knowledge at this level.

Prepare learners to enter the industry in their chosen craft.

Prepare learners to take further qualifications to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding within their chosen craft.

Course content

Construct block walling

Construct brick walling

Construct cavity walling

Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries

Knowledge of construction technology

Knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others

Mix construction materials

Setting out for basic masonry structures

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements (i.e. qualifications a learner must have achieved) to take this qualification.

This qualification is accredited on the QCF for learners aged 16-18 and 19+.

Approved Centres must ensure learners are fully aware of the minimum age requirements of this qualification.

Skills reviews


  • Ongoing practical testings (throughout the year)
  • Online end of unit tests (externally set)

Financial information

16-18 year old are fully funded Not all students after 18 may need to pay fees, depending on your circumstances.

Contact Paul Shimwell on 0114 203 7102 for advice and guidance.

Future opportunities

This Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying will enable and/or prepare the learner to progress in their chosen trade and on completion of this qualification, learners may progress:

Into employment or to undertake further training in one of the following qualifications: Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying.

To undertake a Level 1 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations.

To an Apprenticeship  

Further information

Qualification delivered to meet industry requirements

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: 28 September 2016
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