This short course is for anybody looking to improve their DIY skills or add another string to their construction skill set.

During the 5 days you will learn how to:

  • Understand different materials and bonds
  • Hand, power tools and equipment used in bricklaying
  • Demonstrate planning, organising and setting out a work area
  • Build half brick and full brick walls, 90return corners, and attached piers
  • Build block walls with 90return corners
  • Build cavity walls including ties and damp proof course
  • Demonstrate producing neat and tidy cuts to bricks
  • Pointing and finishing

If you are in the Armed Forces, you are able to use your SLC or IRTC towards the cost of the course.