Bricklaying Courses: Become a Bricklayer

Intensive bricklaying courses are available all over the UK. This web site aims to bring you the most up to date information if you are interested in becoming a bricklayer. Get up to speed fast – start your new career in the construction industry.

You could become a qualified bricklayer in just 8 weeks of training!

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If your just leaving school then the recommended way to become a bricklayer is to get a apprenticeship.

This site however is dedicated to more mature people who want a change of career and want to retrain and become a qualified bricklayer.

Intensive bricklaying courses

And with the availability of purpose build Bricklaying Training Centre’s throughout the UK there’s never been a better time to start aconstruction course and train become a qualified bricklayer!

The Bricklaying courses will teach you the Theory of bricklaying as well as Practical hands on training (you’ll be laying bricks from day one) so you will quickly absorb the skills you are being shown.

The City & Guilds 6217 bricklaying coursecontains the underpinning knowledge you need and allows you to start work on a construction site as a bricklayer.

Once you are working and gain some experience you will want to gain the NVQ in Trowel Occupations levels 1 – 3
The NVQ’s can only be obtained through on the job assessments by a certified city and guilds examiner carried out in a place of work place by you.

The NVQ will assess:

  • setting out work areas
  • preparing mortars
  • laying bricks and blocks
  • building masonry structures

Once you have achieved your NVQ you will have gained a qualification that’s recognised internationally, and you’ll be regarded as a fully qualified bricklayer.