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Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying at Carillion Training Services

Course description

With this course you will learn how to construct block, brick and cavaty walling and will develop the hand skills needed to use a veriety of tools.

Your listening and problem solving skills will form a big part of this course as you will work independantly to complete a veriety of written and practical tasks.

Bricklaying has fantastic job prospects and could provide you with a career for life.


Course content

During this course you will cover the following units:

  • Constructing Block walling
  • Constructing Brick walling
  • Constructing Cavity walling
  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
  • knowledge of construction technology
  • knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others
  • Mixture of construction materials
  • Setting out for basic masonry structures

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requiremnts however you will have to have a minimum of entry 3 in both English and Maths.



You will be assessed by a range of practical and online assessments.

Financial information

There are no course fees to start with Carillion, we will pay you an allowance everyweek with the addition of a possible further amount from a bursary.  

Future opportunities

This course is the first step towards becomming a successful bricklayer.

You can progress onto the Level 2 apprenticeship programme with Carillion, you will then recieve the national minimum wage, once completed this can then open further career doors and opportunities for you to further your career, including the advanced apprenticeship at Level 3 in Bricklaying.

Further information

Applications can only be considered when completed online.

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: 25 January 2017

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