Bricklaying (Level 3 City & Guilds Diploma) — Full-time
This course is perfect if you want to take your brickwork skills to an advanced level, have a good eye for detail and wish to progress into a supervisory role, or perhaps to go it alone as a self-employed builder.
You’ll learn about the complex setting out options of brick and block work, advanced trowel skills, decorative brickwork, maintaining masonry structures, associated construction skills, and about the areas of responsibility involved in a supervisory or site management role.
You can expect to be carrying out workshop activities, working on your own and in a group to produce pieces of work using hand tools and the latest industry-standard equipment.
You’ll also have some classroom-based lessons to learn about brickwork theory, as well as the various regulations and processes governing health and safety practices that are expected within the construction industry.
Aged 19 or over?
If you don't already hold a Level 3 qualification (equivalent to at least two A Levels, or a Level 3 vocational qualification), you may be able to study this course fully funded!
The Government’s new National Skills Fund programme has created new opportunities for adults, aged 19 and over, to access fully funded full-time learning.
For more information, view our Funded Courses for Over 19s page.
If you are aged 16-18 without having achieved a Level 3 qualification, you will also be eligible for full funding.
How to apply for this course
Apply online to start in 2023/24.
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664 Nuthall Road
Start: Monday 4th September 2023
Course code: C000139 / Q000831
Level 3 City & Guilds Diploma in Bricklaying
You’ll need to have completed a Level 2 vocational qualification in a related field and have gained 5 GCSEs at grades 9–4 (A*–C), including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grades 9–4 (A*–C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths.
For applicants aged 19+, relevant industry experience may be considered.
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Assessment will include a multiple choice paper, a practical assessment and an external online test.
Choose to follow with a role as a bricklayer, perhaps in a supervisory role, or perhaps into site management or construction project management.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.
If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!
If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.