Qualification Overview 

The Level 1 qualification provide learners with a range of bricklaying skills and knowledge. Learners will also develop an understanding of the health and safety requirements for working in the construction industry. 


The qualification is vocationally based and as such, offer the opportunity for learners to demonstrate an achievement of practical skills, understanding and knowledge in bricklaying and will provide learners with a good introduction to a particular trade within the construction sector to enable them to progress to the next level. The qualification will support progression to further learning and ultimately to work in the construction sector. The qualification is for: learners who wish to gain a good introduction to a specific trade in the construction sector, equipping learners with underpinning knowledge and skills specific to the sector.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for learners undertaking these qualifications. The qualifications can be undertaken without any previous training or qualifications in this subject area.

Units Covered in This Qualification

  • Construction Health and Safety

  • Skills for Bricklaying

  • Further Skills for Bricklaying

  • Repair and Maintain Masonry

  • Handle, Move and Store Resources

  • Personal Wellbeing in Construction

  • Cost Calculations

  • Construction Multiskills

  • Construction Principles


Achievement of this qualifications confirms the learner has gained the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Progress directly into employment

  • Progress into further learning at a higher level

  • Diploma Level 2

  • NVQ Level 2 and 3

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