Level 3 Diploma


This advanced level training is designed to prepare you for a career as a fully qualified bricklayer.

Working with industry professionals, you’ll aim to cement your skills by taking part in a combination of workshop practicals, lectures, work experience in the community and campus based project work.

This programme also includes elements of construction management and site supervision, great if you’re thinking of starting your own business.

Course includes

What will I study?

  • Safe working practices in construction
  • Project Management and site supervision
  • Building methods and construction technology
  • Quantity Surveying and communications
  • Structural and decorative brickwork
  • Repairing and maintaining masonry structures
  • Complex masonry structures
  • Telehandler training
  • Work experience
  • Community and campus based project
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in Maths and English depending on previous qualifications

How long will it take?

  • 1 year, full-time

What qualifications do I need to start?

What qualifications will I gain?

Course options after this programme

  • Progress onto higher level study, or
  • Move into a higher level job as a fully qualified bricklayer

Career options

  • Bricklayer
  • Site Supervisor
  • Technical Assistant
  • Building Supplier – Sales
Useful information

How much will this course cost?

If you are under 19 on 31st August 2018 the tuition fees and exam costs are free for our courses. If you are aged 19 or over you may have to pay a fee.

You may also be required to pay costs associated with study tours or additional qualifications.

For more information on fees and to find out about what financial support may be available to you visit the student finance pages on our website.


Our college buses pick up over 1,400 students each day from a wide area. From September 2018 all college bus routes to Reaseheath will be FREE. To find a bus route near you visit the transport pages on our website.


At Reaseheath we have on-site residential accommodation for 785 students. If you are aged over 16 and studying on a full-time course you may apply for a residential place. Visit the accommodation pages on our website for more information.

How do I apply?

If you have found a course you are interested in and are in Year 11 or above you can apply now online. For a step by step guide on the application process visit the how to apply pages on our website.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find out more information about this course on our FAQs page.

Student Profile
Mickey Roberts

Ambition: Project manager

School: Ruskin Community High School, Crewe

Age: 22

Mikey’s always wanted a career in construction and coming to Reaseheath helped him find his niche.

Introduced to the industry through working with his dad and Reaseheath’s schools’ partnership programme,
Mikey went on to complete Level 1, 2 and 3 in Brickwork with us.

Now an Assistant Site Manager for Pochin he’s combining full time work with studying for a degree in construction management and surveying, and looks forward to seeing where his career will take him next.

He says: “Studying at Reaseheath fully prepared me for the world of work. I would recommend the Construction department and Reaseheath to anyone,the workshops and staff are brilliant.”