What opportunities will this course give me?

Eastleigh College offer qualification courses in Bricklaying, the tutor will be able to give further advice. The college also run a number of other practical courses - please browse the website for further details.

What will I be learning?

Students will learn the basic theory and practical application of brick structures. Courses will start by understanding mixes of mortar, preparation of site, foundation, plumb line and spirit level, and appropriate tools. Students will work with different materials i.e. brick and block work to produce straight (vertical) walls and will also learn how to construct corners and infill. Some time will be spent discussing theoretical aspects, subject to students' need.

Students will learn:

• Knowledge of bricks and blocks (and mixes, mortar and bonds) and how to lay them properly, including building a variety of low walls, with 90 degree corners and two brick pillars.
• Understanding of how to select and maintain tools including gauge, plumb line, and level and how to use them safely and effectively.
• Health and Safety issues.
• Marking out - chalk lines and mortar lines.
• Simple foundations.
• Toothing technique.

A College Certificate is awarded on request.

Why is this course for me?

The course is taught with a mixture of theory and practical sessions. The course will be approximately 95% practical

What do I need to sign up?

There are no formal requirements necessary in respect of this course; the course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn how to lay bricks to build elementary structures and is suitable for complete beginners.

Is there anything else I need to know?

Students must wear sturdy footwear (this is essential to participate in the course), old clothes, and plaster gloves if required to protect hands.

Students are responsible for the purchase of any additional materials/clothing relevant to participate in the course.

There is a small materials charge included in the course fee; therefore no further costs are anticipated.

Application Information

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.

Course Code

BRICN1

Course Options

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7/11/2020 - Apply Now

Venue

Eastleigh College

Session code

C412A

Day

Sat

Time

09:30 – 13:30

Weeks

4

Fees

£176.00

24+: £176.00

24/4/2021 - Apply Now

Venue

Eastleigh College

Session code

C412C

Day

Sat

Time

09:30 – 13:30

Weeks

4

Fees

£176.00

24+: £176.00

19/1/2021 - Apply Now

Venue

Eastleigh College

Session code

C402B

Day

Tue

Time

18:30 – 21:00

Weeks

7

Fees

£176.00

24+: £176.00

22/9/2020 - Apply Now

Venue

Eastleigh College

Session code

C402A

Day

Tue

Time

18:30 – 21:00

Weeks

7

Fees

£176.00

24+: £176.00

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C412A Eastleigh College 7/11/2020 Sat 09:30 – 13:30 4 £176.00 £176.00
C412C Eastleigh College 24/4/2021 Sat 09:30 – 13:30 4 £176.00 £176.00 Apply now
C402B Eastleigh College 19/1/2021 Tue 18:30 – 21:00 7 £176.00 £176.00
C402A Eastleigh College 22/9/2020 Tue 18:30 – 21:00 7 £176.00 £176.00

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Need some further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270.

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The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.