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Bricklaying Level 1

Course Overview

Bricklaying Level 1 is a construction industry recognised qualification. At Level 1 you will learn the basics of bricklaying, blocklaying, cavity walling, setting out masonry structures, building methods and interpreting drawings. You will also learn all aspects of Health and Safety in the Construction industry and have the opportunity to achieve your CSCS card. This is a requirement and provides proof that individuals working on construction sites have the required training and qualifications for the type of work they carry out.

What topics are covered?

Course content:

  • Basic bricklaying
  • Building methods and technology
  • Interpreting drawings
  • Joint masonry and cladding
  • Cavity walling technology
  • Communication skills
  • Health & safety
As a full-time student at Bath College, you will follow a study programme consisting of a vocational diploma, maths and English, employability skills, volunteering and tutorial. Please visit our Study Programmes page for details.

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is most suited for people aged 16-18 who are just starting (out on their) vocational learning.

What are the entry requirements?

Interview and initial assessment

What qualifications will I gain?

Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying

Who is the awarding body?

City & Guilds

How will I be assessed?

Assessment through coursework, oral, written and practical examinations.

What can I do after this course?

You can progress to a level 2 diploma course, apprenticeship or employment.

What funding is available?

For funding information, please refer to our Funding page.

Which department is this course in?


Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Cam Building at Somer Valley Campus.

Where can I find out more information?

For advice or more details please telephone 01225 312191 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk. You may also visit our Student Advice Centre.

If you have a learning difficulty or disability, please contact Additional Learning Support to arrange additional help.

How do I apply?

Online: Click the "Apply" button and fill out an online application form.

By post: download the Full-Time Application Form and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.

In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

To find out more about the application process, please go to the How to Apply page.


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