Bricklaying Level 1 Diploma

21738W0 | Pagefield Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 03/09/2018
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

This course is ideal for anyone wanting to embark on learning bricklaying for the first time. Bricklaying looks easy, but takes skill. This could be your chance to start a career that is challenging and enjoyable, but can also command a high salary to those who are successful.

What will I study?

This course consists of practical tasks and theoretical study. You will cover basic bricklaying skills including: simple brick walls, block work, cavity work and basic arches. It provides the required knowledge to progress to the Level 2 Technical certificate in Bricklaying. You will learn how to carry out safe working practices in construction, knowledge of building methods and construction technology, know how to carry out basic block laying skills and basic bricklaying skills.

How long is the course?

Full time for one academic year

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is by an externally set theoretical knowledge test, together with unit tests and continually assessed coursework. Students also meet regularly with tutors to help plan studies and to discuss progress.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-E/F / 9-2 subjects or equivalent.

What can I progress onto?

This can lead to further study at Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying or an apprenticeship if employment is gained.

Other Information

You will need a basic kit, overalls and safety boots. You will be supported by experienced and enthusiastic tutors who are all trade qualified who will help you achieve your goal. If you are 16-18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at bus pass

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £993.50 1

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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