Bricklaying – 5 Day Beginners Course

This is the ideal Bricklaying Course for the person who wishes to tackle their own bricklaying jobs or for those who wish to try a short course before embarking upon a full qualification.  During our bricklaying course you will gain enough knowledge and practical experience to complete brickwork projects at home.

Subjects covered:

Day 1

  • Basic trowel skills
  • Set out brick walling (gauge level & plumb)
  • Building corners

Day 2

  • Lay to a line
  • Building solid walls

Days 3-5

  • How to work with different bonds including Stretcher, Flemish and English
  • Building a pier/pillar
  • Cavity walls
  • Pointing up for face work
  • Inclusion of a damp course
  • Installation of lintels
  • Blockwork

Although not a formal qualification a Certificate of Achievementwill be obtained.

Duration: 5 days
Cost: £420 + VAT

All major credit/debit cards accepted.

Steel toe cap boots required for the 5 day beginners bricklaying course.

Call for Course Dates


  • We run our short courses every week so are flexible on the start dates.
  • Each course is available Monday to Friday 9am until 3pm (subject to centres)
  • You can choose which days and how many days of the week you wish to attend (subject to availability)
  • Course can be tailored to individual needs

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