Course overview

Bricklaying for adults City of Bristol College

Looking for a career as a bricklayer? This short bricklaying course will teach you fundamental brickwork skills.

Attendance for this course is one day per week for 10 weeks.

This course is for adults aged 19+.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for adults aged 19 and over who want to develop their bricklaying knowledge and skills.

It’s a hands-on practical course.

What you'll learn

During the 10 weeks you will cover basic health and safety, basic tools and materials, as well as a number of practical tasks all relating to the industry.

The course is predominately workshop-based and practical tasks are designed to cover basic bricklaying processes; including types of solid walling, block laying and cavity work.

Practical tasks can be catered to suit individual’s needs, depending on their experience.

Course entry requirements

The essential requirement for entry onto this course is to have achieved GCSEs grade D (3) or Level 1 Functional Skills in English.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

You will be assessed in a number of different ways and receive regular feedback in reviews to guide your progress. Some of the ways in which your success will be measured are via attendance and practical assessments.

Future career and study opportunities

On successful completion of the course you may be able to apply for an apprenticeship within the bricklaying industry or obtain employment.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery. 

You will need your own protective footwear for practical sessions. You may also need a high visibility vest, protective goggles and gloves for some tasks. We offer some equipment which is free for you to use in College.

If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning. 

Fees and applications

Please hover over the ‘i’ button to find out more about course fees and applications.

Bricklaying for adults Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LBP1709C01-1
Dates
08/10/2020 - 17/12/2020
Duration
10 weeks
Days
Thurs
Hours per week
5.50
Start Time
09:15
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £195. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Bricklaying for adults Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LBP1709C01-2
Dates
14/01/2021 - 25/03/2021
Duration
10 weeks
Days
Thurs
Hours per week
5.50
Start Time
09:15
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £195. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire Apply
Bricklaying for adults Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LBP1709C01-3
Dates
22/04/2021 - 01/07/2021
Duration
10 weeks
Days
Thurs
Hours per week
5.50
Start Time
09:15
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £0. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire Apply
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LBP1709C01-1 08/10/2020 - 17/12/2020 10 weeks Thurs 5.50 09:15 Ashley Down Centre
This course costs £195. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
LBP1709C01-3 22/04/2021 - 01/07/2021 10 weeks Thurs 5.50 09:15 Ashley Down Centre
This course costs £0. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire Apply

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