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Introduction to Bricklaying Workshop

This short leisure course is designed for anyone wishing to try their hand at bricklaying and have a desire to learn from the professionals. You may want to progress from this short course to a course which offers a recognised qualification.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course starts on Tuesday 9th May 2017 running over 3 weeks of an evening from 6.00pm -9.00pm.

What will I study?

This short course in specifically designed to give participants an introduction into bricklaying where you will be taught by professionals who have a wealth of experience from working in the industry. You will learn how to select and use the correct tools and equipment for the job, and to identify the right materials to use.

The course will also include:

  • General health and safety and setting up your work area
  • Setting out the job
  • Correct use of hand tools
  • Spreading and laying bricks
  • Building a simple corner in half-brick walling
  • How to finish the joints

Stout footwear is required (no open toe sandals or high heels permitted). Overalls or old clothes are also recommended.

How is it assessed?

There is no formal assessment. The course is aimed to increase your own knowledge of the subject matter.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

There are no formal entry requirements. All you will need is commitment and enthusiasm. As with all our introduction courses the main emphasis is to come and enjoy.

What are the course fees?

This three-week workshop will cost £30. Course fees are dependent on your personal circumstances and you may be eligible for funding. For more information on financial support that may be available, please click here.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

You may want to develop your skills further and apply to study for a recognised accredited qualification.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email enquire @ sthelens.ac.uk or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

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