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 2019 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 bus service collects over 1,400 students every day from far and wide. What’s more, getting to Reaseheath is FREE* on all college bus routes. To find a bus route near you visit the transport pages on our website.


At Reaseheath we have on-site residential accommodation for up to 1,000 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.

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Student Profile
Mickey Roberts

Current job role: Assistant Site Manager for Pochin

Previous course: Level 3 Diploma in Brickwork, 2014

“I owe everything to the Construction department as they prepared me for the world of work. My tutors emphasised the things I needed to do, and the workshops are brilliant. I would recommend studying Construction at Reaseheath to anyone.”