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Bricklaying Level 1

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

What will you be working towards?

Code 13205
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time


During this one-year course you will learn a range of basic bricklaying skills. You will start with learning the basic principles of bricklaying, and then get hands on with brick and block laying techniques in our purpose built workshop. You will understand the importance of health, safety and welfare in the workshop and on a construction site. You will also gain an understanding of how buildings are set out and basic building methods. During this one-year course you will cover topics including: * Health, safety and welfare in construction * Principles of building construction * Building methods * Basic bricklaying skills * Basic block-laying skills * Setting-out buildings

How will it be delivered?

Assessments will take place throughout the duration of the course. Practical tasks will make up 60% of the assessment, 10% will be coursework and 30% will be made up of exams. Constructive feedback from your tutor will help you to improve and progress towards recognised industrial standards.

Entry requirements

2 GCSEs grade E/2 - G/1 in English and maths, and successful completion of the Foundation Construction Skills qualification.

Your next steps...

On completion of the course you could progress onto the Level 2 Bricklaying course or start an Apprenticeship in Bricklaying. With some additional training you may also look to start your career in the industry and move into roles such as a Bricklayer, Site manager and a Property developer.


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