Bricklaying is one of the traditional trades both in the UK and around the world – Sir Winston Churchill is known to have enjoyed laying bricks and building walls during his lifetime. Those studying bricklaying will learn a variety of skills to enable them to build, repair and maintain the country’s housing stock.
This course allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Bricklaying. A Level 2 qualification is considered to be the industry standard. Obtaining this level can lead to a career as a bricklayer.
It covers the following skills:
- Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures
- Producing thin joint masonry and masonry cladding
- Building solid walling, isolated and attached piers
- Construct cavity walling forming masonry structures