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Bricklaying Courses

Whether you’re looking to change careers or update your previous bricklaying training and further your skills, we at Access Training Academies have a bricklaying course to meet your every requirement. Each of our bricklaying training courses has been designed to get you fully certified within a matter of weeks, enabling you to embark upon your new line of work quickly, efficiently, and professionally.
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What Bricklaying Courses Do We Offer?

This course is ideal for those looking to master their bricklaying skills, and can be tailored to ensure that you learn the skills that interest you most. On completion of the course, you will be able to perform a variety of common brickwork jobs.

The course is designed for those with little to no prior experience in the trade, as well as candidates with some bricklaying experience who are looking to refresh their skills.
  • How to set out building lines
  • Square and vertical brick and block walls are
  • Building up a corner, a pillar, a pier and a cavity wall
  • Different types of bricklaying bonds: English Bond, Flemish Bond and Stretcher Bond
  • How to do pointing for face work
City & Guilds
This is a course that’s suitable for beginners with no prior experience and it’s also completely flexible for those who need to train around their availability - you can break down your course into various sections to be completed over a time frame that suits you best.

This course offers everything you need to know about the techniques used in bricklaying including brick and block work for cavity wall structures. You’ll be taught by experienced bricklayers with a wealth of knowledge about the industry.
  • Understanding the construction of foundations and interpreting drawings
  • The construction of internal and external walls
  • How to plan and erect solid walling to a required specification
  • How to set out masonry structures
  • Planning and erecting cavity walling, including how to form openings
  • Inserting a damp course and how to include lintels and windows
City & Guilds
The DIY bricklaying course is ideal for complete beginners, and will teach you a range of skills required to carry out a variety of bricklaying tasks at home. Open to candidates of all ages, genders and backgrounds.

This course is designed for anyone who would like to learn the skills required to carry out bricklaying tasks. It is structured for anyone who would like the skills to undertake basic tasks such as a DIY jobs for a property or even as a foundation course for those who are considering becoming a professional bricklayer and may consider further training at a later date.
  • Using bricklaying tools correctly
  • Calculating quantities of bricks
  • Cutting bricks to size
  • Laying bricks using various bonds
  • Building small brickwork structures
City & Guilds

Your Bespoke Brick Laying Course

At Access Training Academies, we pride ourselves on offering truly flexible bricklaying courses. We understand that work, family, and other commitments might be an issue – many have been put off pursuing a new trade because accredited training courses typically takes years to complete, and this is a lot to commit to. However, all of our bricklaying courses will get you fully certified in weeks, providing a flexible training experience that fits around your existing commitments.

Am I Eligible for a Bricklaying Course?

Our professional bricklaying courses are designed to get you fully qualified and certified in the bricklaying industry irrespective of your age, gender, previous experience, or location within the UK. Whether you’re a bricklaying novice or an experienced professional, we have a bricklaying course to suit your personal circumstances and help you to get your foot in the door within a short space of time.

Here’s some more information on why our bricklaying training courses are so popular:
  • All of our training courses will provide you with full accreditation in your chosen field, enabling you to pursue a career efficiently, professionally, and with the appropriate qualifications.
  • When learning a practical skill, it’s vital to get hands-on experience as well as knowing the theory side of your trade. Our tutors will ensure that you know how to put the theory into practice.
  • We like to keep our training classes small to ensure that everyone gets an intimate, hands-on learning experience.
  • Despite a short, intense timescale, the pass rate for many Access Training courses is nearly double the national average, proving that it doesn’t have to take years to get fully certified and qualified in a practical skill.
  • We boast incredible modern training facilities, offering you a truly realistic bricklaying experience. They’re also easily accessible from almost everywhere in the UK, so your location won’t be a problem!
  • If none of our bricklaying training courses are exactly what you’re looking for, fear not – we offer bespoke courses that are designed specifically for you, so you can get accredited bricklaying training that perfectly meets your needs.
  • Access Training Academies’ bricklaying courses are designed to get you qualified quickly and efficiently. However, our courses are completely flexible, allowing you to learn at your own pace and fit everything in with your existing commitments.
  • As well as bricklaying courses, we also offer a variety of other skill-based training courses to help further your career. With the help of Access Training Academies you can become fully qualified with electrical courses, plumbing courses, tiling courses, plastering courses, and many others.

I Have Previous Bricklaying Experience!

Much like any other industry, bricklaying as a profession is always changing. Our bricklaying training is often used by professional bricklayers to brush up on their skills, expand their knowledge and learn any new techniques that have arisen recently. Though we do offer bricklaying courses for those with no experience, we can also cater for those with plenty of experience, helping you remain a cut above the competition within your profession.

Successful Students

“The course has allowed me to work with a company to gain experience then I will go self employed.”
Kevin Hart