Bricklayer Apprenticeship

Bricklaying is a core function within the construction sector, particularly the house building sector. The Government has a target to build significantly more new homes over the coming years and therefore the demand for bricklayers has never been higher.

Course Level:
Level 2
2 Years
Aireville Campus
Awarding Body:
City & Guilds

As an Apprentice Bricklayer you will 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. You may also refurbish brickwork and masonry on restoration projects. The range of sites and projects that you will work on include large commercial developments, new builds in housing, alterations, extensions and restorations. You may work one-on-one or on larger jobs where their bricklaying group (gang) may work on a particular section of a building alongside other bricklaying gangs as well as other trades.


Core Knowledge

  • Health & Safety
  • Customer Service
  • Communication
  • Buildings
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Materials
  • Alternative Construction Techniques
  • Radial & Battered Brickwork
  • Feature & Reinforced Brickwork
  • Other Brickwork
  • Building Technology


  • Positive & Mature Attitude
  • Quality Focused
  • Effective Communication
  • Self-motivated Learner

Entry Requirements

  • Employment within the industry
  • 3 GCSEs grade 9-3

Your choices may include:

  • Bricklayer
  • Builder
  • Senior Builder
  • Site Manager
  • Contractor

Struggling to find an employer – don’t worry!

Join our Apprenticeship Access Academy and join a full-time course until you find one. We’ll even give you the heads up when a suitable vacancy comes up. Plus, we will support you to improve your employability skills.

Want to know more? Speak to the Apprenticeship Team now on 01756 693 681 and we will do our best to get you started in your dream job.

Enrolment 19 August & 28 August
Open Evening – Skipton 13 October
17:30 - 19:30
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