Construction and the Built Environment

Level 1 Brickwork Full Time
Course Title
Level 1 Brickwork Full Time
Course Code
Mode of Study
Full Time
CiTB – Diploma in Bricklaying
Number of Weeks
Entry Requirements
Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade 2 plus the ability to achieve Level 1 in English and maths
Leads on to
This qualification will prepare you for further study at Level 2 or you can enter employment or apprenticeship at Junior level.
Additional Information
All students will be required to purchase a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kit and safety boots. The PPE kit will need to be purchased via the College for £40. Safety boots cost approximately £25 and can be purchased externally or via the College.
This course is designed to help you gain the basic knowledge and skills to begin a career in the Brickwork trade. You will learn basic bricklaying practical skills at a pace that suits you. You will spend approximately 50% of your time in the workshop building brick and block walls to a variety of designs which will help build the necessary skills to complete the synoptic tests towards the end of the course. You will also learn the theory behind brickwork and the construction industry in general.
Areas of study include:
Construct Block walling
Construct Brick Walling
Construct Cavity Walling
Health and Safety
Construction Technology
Communication and Information
Mixing Materials
Setting Out