Building & Construction
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current academic year (2019/20) and are subject to change next year.

For students under 19

Our courses & apprenticeships are usually free if you are 18 or under on the 31st of August 2019. Some courses have additional fees for things like materials and travel, which you will need to pay at the start of your course. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support for these costs.

For students aged 19 or over

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees. Some courses may be free, depending on your circumstances. Certain Level 3 & 4 courses require you to pay the fee in full or take out an Advanced Learning Loan to pay for your course. Please see our guide to fees for more information.

International Students

Students from outside the EU/EEA need to pay the full international fee for their course. Please note, West London College does not offer Tier 4 Visa Sponsorship for students to study in the United Kingdom.


About this course

This course is for candidates who work or want to work as a Bricklayer in the construction sector.

It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Bricklaying.

Covering the following skills:

  • Carrying out Blocklaying activities

  • Carrying out Bricklaying activities

  • Carrying out Cavity Walling activities

  • Contribute to Setting Out and Building of Masonry

  • Structures up to Damp Proof Course

If you are 16 to 19 years old on a full-time course will be offered balanced, high quality study programmes to open up your options and give you the best chance of progression into further training opportunities or lasting employment. We will also endeavour create opportunities for students to take part in work experience.

A study programme consists of a substantial core programme of study (bricklaying), combined with maths, English and any additional learning or work experience.

Students who haven’t yet achieved GCSE Grade ‘C’ in English and maths at 16 will be required to continue to studying these subjects, by taking Functional Skills.

For the non-qualification hours, students are also required to undertake an employability programme and/or where appropriate work experience, which is relevant to their course of study.

Entry Requirements

There is no formal entry requirement, however you must attend an interview and complete a College assessment.

Assessment Method

Your course will be assessed by observation of your practical work by a qualified Assessor/Trainer.

Progression Opportunities

Provided you fulfil all of the course requirements you may be able to progress to a Bricklaying Level 2 Diploma and/or employment

Study Methods

The practical sessions will be based inside a dedicated Bricklaying workshop and theory sessions will be based inside a classroom/workshop/home study environment.

This course is 16 hours per week.


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