Course OverviewIf you are a complete beginner, our DIY bricklaying course is the ideal choice for you. You will learn all of the practical skills required to carry out a variety of bricklaying tasks at home, saving you the cost and hassle of hiring a professional.
This training programme may be regarded as a foundation-level course for those who wish to familiarise themselves with fundamental bricklaying tools and techniques. You will learn in your own training area with one of our specialist bricklaying tutors, who will help you to master all the necessary skills and knowledge whilst answering any questions you might have along the way.
Areas CoveredYour bricklaying course can be tailored to meet your requirements and ambitions. You may choose to cover any or all of the following units:
Calculating the number of bricks needed per m2 of wall surface
Learning what tools and equipment are needed and how to use them
Using ties in cavity walling, pillars and piers correctly
Stretcher bond brickwork
English bond brickwork
Flemish bond brickwork
English garden wall bond brickwork
Cutting bricks correctly (bat, half bat, quarter bat)
Pointing face brickwork
Inserting a lintel or window
Who is this course for?The DIY bricklaying course is designed for beginners who would like to learn how to perform bricklaying work in a DIY/home improvement capacity. It can also serve as a good entry point for those looking to turn bricklaying into a new career.
Our training centres are accessible from right across the UK, meaning that just about anyone can train with us. No matter how old you are or what your background is, we would be more than happy to hear from you!
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