Building & Construction
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current academic year (2018/19) 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

The London Construction sector is booming - Want to become a high level Bricklayer?

This advanced Bricklaying qualification is aimed at those individuals who work or want to work as a Site Bricklayer in the construction sector. At this level, you will learn advanced skills in site bricklaying. The qualification has been devised to provide learners with a fantastic understanding of all aspects of bricklaying; a very in depth course to have you industry ready and competent across a range of skills. This training course enables you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Bricklaying. The training and qualification covers Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures, producing thin joint masonry and masonry cladding, building solid walling, isolated and attached piers and constructing cavity walling forming masonry structures.

You will learn a variety of Bricklaying skills; the full qualification consists of the following units:

  • Health, safety and welfare in Construction
  • Repair and maintain masonry structures:
  • Constructing radial and battered brickwork:
  • Principles of organising, planning and pricing construction work:
  • Carrying out decorative and reinforced brickwork:
  • Constructing fireplaces and chimneys:

This is a very in depth course and the knowledge and skills that you will gain from this course will put you in a fantastic position when it comes to sourcing bricklaying work/employment.

Entry Requirements

This is an Advanced / Level 3 course therefore you will require an Intermediate / Level 2 qualification in Bricklaying. Additionally, you will require a real desire and enthusiasm to learn a trade within the construction industry.

Assessment Method

You will need to meet the course criteria with both practical and basic knowledge requirements. There are continuous practical assessments, a number of unit assessments and an end of year online exam.

Progression Opportunities

Successful completion of this course could lead to attending a Construction Supervisor course or an HND in Built Environment & Construction.

Study Methods

This is a practical based course with most of the time spent learning your skills within the workshop along with elements in the classroom.


We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times.