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Bricklaying CSkills Awards Level 3 Diploma

This course will provide you with the advanced skills, knowledge and experience you will require to competently carry out a range of complex bricklaying techniques to industry standards, along with the additional skills required for supervisory jobs.


Entry requirements

To start this course you will require: Diploma in Bricklaying Level 2 Entry is subject to a successful interview where you will be asked to complete a skills assessment.

Course content

During the course you will cover topics including:

  • How to carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Knowledge of information, quantities and communicating with others
  • Knowledge of building methods and construction technology
  • Building methods and construction technology
  • How to carry out structural and decorative brickwork
  • How to repair and maintain masonry structures
  • How to erect complex masonry structures.

There are also two synoptic practical assessments and a computer based examination. You will also cover essential functional skills to prepare you for employment.

Assessment methods

Your tutor/assessor will provide oral and written feedback continuously throughout the course. Your skills and knowledge are measured against the National Standards as the units are completed. Mature entrants may want to take advantage of ‘assessment only facilities in order to credit them with a part or full qualification, which will reveal what further training will be necessary to complete the whole programme.
Further study and career options
BTEC Construction (Technical and professional) Level 3 NVQ in Bricklaying Level 3 Employment as a bricklayer/supervisory position University (Construction courses)
Additional information
At interview, you will be asked to complete a skills assessment.
Funding information
If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. Find out more about your payment options and how your loan could be written off at

Course Information & How to Apply

The deadline has now passed and we are no longer accepting applications. Please contact our Student Recruitment Team on 01234 291000 for alternatives.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
32 weeks 22/09/2020 Tue, Thu 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £1800 Cauldwell Street BBC1860

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Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.