Building & Construction
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

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.