Bricklaying – Advanced Apprenticeship

The Advanced Apprenticeship offers an in-depth, practical approach and a solid platform for anyone wishing to develop a career in bricklaying and masonry.

Course Information

  • Course Type Apprenticeship
  • Subject Area Construction and Trades
  • Qualification Apprenticeship
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 3
  • Location Construction Centre
  • Course Length Up to 30 months

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.

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

Example job roles include: Lead Bricklayer

You will achieve:

  • IFA Level 3 Bricklaying Apprenticeship
  • End Point Assessment
  • If required: Functional Skills (English, Maths)

Next steps… Some Apprentices go straight into employment, either working for a company, a subcontractor, or as a self-employed trader.

Entry Requirements

You will have completed the Level 2 Apprenticeship to progress on to the Advanced Apprenticeship. Every employer is different and therefore the entry requirements can vary. As a guide you ideally need GCSE grade 4 or above in English and Maths. However, we will work with you and provide additional support in order to help you achieve the functional skills element or GCSE requirements of the Apprenticeship. Support can be delivered either prior to your Apprenticeship via a traineeship or during the delivery of your programme. An interest in the industry is essential.

  • Specialist building
  • Practical work areas
  • Trade specific classroom
  • Learning resource centre
  • Refectory
Additional Costs

At the start of your course you may need to buy some one off basic equipment, tools and textbooks.

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