Bricklaying - Advanced Apprenticeship
Faculty of Construction and the Built Environment
Faculty Level Location Length Ask Apply
Construction and the Built Environment Level 3 Devon and Exeter Construction Centre minimum of 12 months

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

A Bricklaying Apprentice will increase their skills in laying bricks, blocks and other types of building components in mortar to construct and repair walls, foundations, partitions, arches and other structures.

What topics will I study?

Topics include:

  • Understanding occupational methods of work
  • Learn to set out and erect complex masonry structures
  • Ensuring safe working practices in construction
  • Developing and maintaining good working relationships
  • Analysing technical information, quantities and communicating with others 
  • Building methods in construction technology
  • Carry out structural and decorative brickwork
  • Repair and maintain masonry structures
  • Understanding Health and Safety and welfare regulations

What experiences will I get?

You will benefit from our links with companies such as Taylor Wimpey.

What are the entry requirements?

Maths and English GCSE, grade C/4 (or equivalent). If you do not have these qualifications our team will support you to gain these skills alongside your apprenticeship.

What facilities are there?

  • Our dedicated Construction Training Centre has undergone a £1 Million refurbishment and offers industry-standard facilities for all elements of construction training.
  • This facility includes; a brickaying workshop, cafe, social space and ICT suite.

What can the course lead on to?

Some apprentices go  straight into employment, either working for a company, a subcontractor, or as a self-employed trader

Are there any additional costs?

What support can I get?

You will have a dedicated Skills Officer who you can contact at any time. They will visit you in the workplace every 10 weeks to carry out a progress review with you and your employer.

What will this training cost me?

This can vary depending on the age of the Apprentice and the size of an organisation. Please contact a Training and Recruitment Advisor on 01392 400800 for more information.


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