Bricklaying Level 3 Diploma – Funded

Fully funded for 16-18s and 19-24’s (unemployed)
2/3 days per week (41 weeks)

The Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying in designed to develop the skills and knowledge of people, enabling them to work in their industry in their chosen craft.  It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions, and the test(s) are based on the learner showing what they can do as an individual through the completion of all the requirements of the qualification.

This course is a Study Programme for 16-18’s which consists of:

  • Vocational Qualification
  • Work Experience
  • Tutorial
  • Maths
  • English

The Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying qualification comprises:

  • General core units.
  • Occupation specific units.
  • Synoptic practical assignment.
  • Multiple choice unit end tests.
  • Online testing of knowledge.

All the units of training must be completed. ALL outcomes must be achieved during the training programme. (Evidence from site based testing is not permissible.)

To gain the diploma, you must achieve all units, the synoptic practical assignment and multiple choice unit tests.

The Bricklaying Level 3 Diploma contains both practical and theory based elements.


  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
  • Analysing technical information, quantities and communication with others
  • Analysing the construction industry and built environment
  • Repair and maintain masonry structures
  • Construct chimneys and fireplace structures
  • Construct complex masonry structures
  • Construct decorative features

Safety while on the Bricklaying Level 3 Diploma is paramount, this is a hands on, practical course and it is essential you bring your own safety boots, (steel toe cap if possible). It is also recommended that you bring with you overalls or a change of clothing.

Any other safety equipment required will be provided.

All materials, tools and equipment are provided throughout the duration of your training.

The Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying is available at our training centre in Burton, Swadlincote and Chesterfield, whilst being ideally located for students in Derby, Tamworth, Uttoxeter and throughout the Midlands.

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