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Bricklayer - Intermediate Apprenticeship


Develop the experience, knowledge and skills for a career as a Bricklayer with this apprenticeship. Bricklayers lay bricks, blocks and other types of building components in mortar to construct and repair walls, foundations, partitions, arches and other structures eg chimney stacks. They might also refurbish brickwork and masonry on restoration projects. You will learn at college one day per week, on the job, working on your own and/or as part of a team, with ongoing support from your own personal skills coach. The apprenticeship usually takes two and a half years to complete. You will need to have a suitable role before you start but we can support you to find one if necessary. ,

Next course dates

Start date Location Duration / Fees
01 Sep 2023
Bispham Campus
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01 Jan 2024
Bispham Campus
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01 Apr 2024
Bispham Campus
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01 Aug 2024
Bispham Campus
/ £0

Where can this subject lead?

Career progression

This apprenticeship will support you to progress into the following roles:

  • Bricklayer
  • Labourer
  • Stone mason

You could also progress onto an Advanced Apprenticeship.

Key information

Entry Requirements


These vary from employer to employer. The typical requirements are 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or higher.

Please note: Where wearing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is a mandatory requirement of the course, it is the responsibility of the learner to ensure that they are able to wear such equipment. Further information can be obtained at the IAG session which all applicants are invited to or by calling Course Enquiries on 01253 504343.

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

PPE must be worn within the workshop at all times by the apprentice, hard hats high visibility vests will be provided by the College. The apprentice must arrive to College with a pair of steel toe cap boots. You must wear PPE and Protective Boots at all times in work which are usually provided by your employer.

Terms and Conditions

Read our full terms and conditions.

What will I learn?

Learning and Teaching Methods

Your apprenticeship is delivered one day per week in college and in the workplace, with teaching delivered through online resources and on a 1-2-1 basis by your skills coach and employer.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

You will need to be employed full-time with a relevant contract of employment. Your employer will also need to agree to our Skills Coach and Specialist Practitioner being able to visit you at your place of work.

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.